List of amphibians of California

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Order Anura[edit]

Family Ascaphidae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Ascaphus trueiWestern tailed frog

Family Bufonidae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Bufo alvariusSonoran desert toad *
Bufo boreasWestern toad
Bufo californicusArroyo toad
Bufo canorus [e]Yosemite toad
Bufo cognatusGreat Plains toad
Bufo exsul [e]Black toad
Bufo microscaphusArizona toad *
Bufo punctatusRed-spotted toad
Bufo woodhousiiWoodhouse's toad

Family Hylidae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Pseudacris cadaverinaCalifornia chorus frog
Pseudacris hypochondriacaSouthern Pacific chorus frog
Pseudacris regillaNorthern Pacific chorus frog
Pseudacris sierraCentral Pacific chorus frog

Family Scaphiopodidae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Scaphiopus couchiiCouch's spadefoot
Spea hammondiiWestern spadefoot
Spea intermontanaGreat Basin spadefoot

Family Ranidae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Rana auroraNorthern red-legged frog
Rana berlandieri [i]Rio Grande leopard frog
Rana boyliiFoothill yellow-legged frog
Rana cascadaeCascades frog
Rana catesbeiana [i]American bullfrog
Rana draytoniiCalifornia red-legged frog
Rana luteiventrisColumbia spotted frog *
Rana muscosa [e]Southern mountain yellow-legged frog
Rana pipiensNorthern leopard frog
Rana pretiosaOregon spotted frog *
Rana sierraeSierra Nevada yellow-legged frog
Rana sphenocephala [i]Southern leopard frog *
Rana yavapaiensisLowland leopard frog *

Family Pipidae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Xenopus laevis [i]African clawed frog

Order Caudata[edit]

Family Ambystomatidae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Ambystoma californiense [e]California tiger salamander
Amybstoma gracileNorthwestern salamander
Ambystoma macrodactylumLong-toed salamander
Ambystoma mavortiumBarred tiger salamander

Family Dicamptodontidae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Dicamptodon ensatus [e]California giant salamander
Dicamptodon tenebrosusPacific giant salamander

Family Plethodontidae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Aneides ferreusClouded salamander
Aneides flavipunctatusSpeckled black salamander
Aneides iëcanusShasta black salamander
Aneides lugubrisArboreal salamander
Aneides nigerSanta Cruz black salamander
Aneides vagrans [e]Wandering salamander
Batrachoseps altasierraeGreenhorn Mountains slender salamander
Batrachoseps attenuatusCalifornia slender salamander
Batrachoseps brameiFairview slender salamander
Batrachoseps campi [e]Inyo Mountains slender salamander
Batrachoseps diabolicus [e]Hell Hollow slender salamander
Batrachoseps gabrieli [e]San Gabriel slender salamander
Batrachoseps gavilanensis [e]Gabilan Mountains slender salamander
Batrachoseps gregarius [e]Gregarious slender salamander
Batrachoseps incognitus [e]San Simeon slender salamander
Batrachoseps kawia [e]Sequoia slender salamander
Batrachoseps luciae [e]Santa Lucia Mountains slender salamander
Batrachoseps majorGarden slender salamander
Batrachoseps minor [e]Lesser slender salamander
Batrachoseps nigriventris [e]Black-bellied slender salamander
Batrachoseps pacificus [e]Channel Islands slender salamander
Batrachoseps regius [e]Kings River slender salamander
Batrachoseps relictus [e]Relictual slender salamander
Batrachoseps robustus [e]Kern Plateau slender salamander
Batrachoseps simatus [e]Kern Canyon slender salamander
Batrachoseps stebbinsi [e]Tehachapi slender salamander
Ensatina eschscholtziiEnsatina
Hydromantes brunus [e]Limestone salamander
Hydromantes platycephalus [e]Mount Lyell salamander
Hydromantes shastae [e]Shasta salamander
Plethodon asupak [e]Scott Bar salamander
Plethodon dunniDunn's salamander
Plethodon elongatusDel Norte salamander
Plethodon stormiSiskiyou Mountains salamander

Family Rhyacotritonidae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Rhyacotriton variegatusSouthern torrent salamander

Family Salamandridae[edit]

SpeciesCommon name
Taricha granulosaRough-skinned newt
Taricha rivularis [e]Red-bellied newt
Taricha sierrae [e]Sierra newt
Taricha torosa [e]California newt

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