Species Information

Amphibia observations for selected counties

Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
US Status Definitions     Kentucky Status Definitions

List Amphibia observations in 1 selected county.
Selected county is: Simpson.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum Eastern Tiger SalamanderAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis Eastern HellbenderAmphibiaSimpsonNE YesReference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaSimpsonNN YesReference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrowmouth ToadAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Pseudacris triseriata Western Chorus FrogAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaSimpsonNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaSimpsonNN YesReference

21 species are listed