Amphibians in Rhode Island

Rhode Island is a state in the New England region of the United States. The climate of Rhode Island is temperate, with four distinct seasons. The terrain of Rhode Island is mostly hilly and rocky, with a few areas of flatland near the coast. The amphibians that live in Rhode Island include green frogs, bullfrogs, pickerel frogs, American toads, spring peepers, and more.

Frogs & Toads (Anura) in Rhode Island

Spring Peeper

Scientific Name: Pseudacris crucifer

Pickerel Frog

Scientific Name: Lithobates palustris

Northern Leopard Frog

Scientific Name: Lithobates pipiens

Green Frog

Scientific Name: Lithobates clamitans

Gray Treefrog

Scientific Name: Hyla versicolor

Fowler's Toad

Scientific Name: Anaxyrus fowleri

Eastern Spadefoot

Scientific Name: Scaphiopus holbrookii

Cope's Gray Treefrog

Scientific Name: Hyla chrysoscelis

American toad

Scientific Name: Anaxyrus Americanus

Other Name(s): Eastern American Toad, Dwarf American Toad, Hudson Bay Toad

American Bullfrog

Scientific Name: Lithobates catesbeianus

Salamanders (Caudata) in Rhode Island

Spring Salamander

Scientific Name: Gyrinophilus porphyriticus

Spotted Salamander

Scientific Name: Ambystoma maculatum

Northern Two-lined Salamander

Scientific Name: Eurycea bislineata

Northern Dusky Salamander

Scientific Name: Desmognathus fuscus

Marbled Salamander

Scientific Name: Ambystoma opacum

Four-toed Salamander

Scientific Name: Hemidactylium scutatum

Eastern Newt

Scientific Name: Notophthalmus viridescens