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Amphibians of Baja California

Reptiles of Baja California | Amphibians of San Diego County | Herpetology | BRCC | Field Guide

Introduced species are marked with an asterisk (*).

Lungless Salamanders: Family Plethodontidae
Arboreal Salamander Aneides lugubris
Garden Slender Salamander Batrachoseps major
Monterey Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii eschscholtzii
Large-blotched Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii klauberi
True Toads: Family Bufonidae
Colorado River Toad Bufo alvarius
Western Toad Bufo boreas
Arroyo Toad Bufo californicus
Great Plains Toad Bufo cognatus
Red-spotted Toad Bufo punctatus
Woodhouse's Toad Bufo woodhousii
Tree Frogs: Family Hylidae
California Treefrog Pseudacris cadaverina (=Hyla cadaverina)
Pacific Treefrog Pseudacris regilla (=Hyla regilla)
Spadefoot Toads: Family Pelobatidae
Couch's Spadefoot Scaphiopus couchii
Western Spadefoot Spea hammondii
True Frogs: Family Ranidae
Red-legged Frog Rana aurora
Rio Grande Leopard Frog Rana berlandieri*(probable)
Foothill Yellow-legged Frog Rana boylii(extirpated)
American Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana*
Mexican Giant Leopard Frog Rana forreri*
Mountain Yellow-legged Frog Rana muscosa (extirpated)
Lowland Leopard Frog Rana yavapaiensis(extirpated)



1) Crother, Brian I. (Chair). 2000. Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, With Comments Regarding Confidence In Our Understanding. SSAR Herpetological Circular No. 29.
2) Collins, Joseph T. 1997. Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians and Reptiles, 4th ed, SSAR Herpetological Circular No. 25.
3) Frank, Norman and Erica Ramus. 1996. A Complete Guide to Scientific and Common Names of Reptiles and Amphibians of the World. N G Publishing, Pottsville, Pennsylvania. 377 p.
4) Grismer, L. Lee. 2002. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Its Pacific Islands, and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes. University of California Press. 409 pp.
5) Liner, Ernest A. 1994. Scientific and Common Names for the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico in English and Spanish. SSAR Herpetological Circular No. 23.
6) Stebbins, Robert C. 1985. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts. 336 p.
7) San Diego Natural History Museum Database

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