Checklist of the Amphibians of Arkansas

Animalia   Animals
Chordata   Chordates
Vertebrata   Vertebrates
Amphibia   Amphibians
Anura Frogs and Toads
Scaphiopodidae   Spadefoot Toads
Scaphiopus holbrookii (Harlan) Eastern Spadefoot Toad
Scaphiopus hurterii Strecker Hurter's Spadefoot Toad
Bufonidae   Toads
Anaxyrus americanus charlesmithi Bragg Dwarf American Toad
Anaxyrus fowleri Hinckley Fowler's Toad
Anaxyrus woodhousii Girard Woodhouse's Toad
Incilius valliceps (Wiegmann) Gulf Coast Toad
Hylidae   Tree Frogs and their Allies
Acris blanchardi Harper Blanchard's Cricket Frog
Acris crepitans Baird Northern Cricket Frog
Hyla avivoca Viosca Bird-voiced Treefrog
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope Cope's Gray Treefrog
Hyla cinerea (Schneider) Green Treefrog
Hyla versicolor LeConte Gray Treefrog
Pseudacris crucifer Wied Northern Spring Peeper
Pseudacris feriarum (Baird) Upland Chorus Frog
Pseudacris illinoensis Smith Illinois Chorus Frog
Pseudacris streckeri Wright & Wright Strecker's Chorus Frog
Pseudacris triseriata (Wied) Western Chorus Frog
Microhylidae   Narrow-mouthed Toads
Gastrophryne carolinensis (Holbrook) Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad
Gastrophryne olivacea (Hallowell) Western Narrow-mouthed Toad
Ranidae   True Frogs
Lithobates areolatus areolatus (Baird & Girard) Southern Crawfish Frog
Lithobates areolatus circulosus (Rice & Davis) Northern Crawfish Frog
Lithobates catesbeianus (Shaw) American Bullfrog
Lithobates clamitans clamitans Latreille Bronze Frog
Lithobates clamitans melanota (Rafinesque) Northern Green Frog
Lithobates palustris LeConte Pickerel Frog
Lithobates sphenocephalus Cope Southern Leopard Frog
Lithobates sylvaticus LeConte Wood Frog
Caudata Salamanders
Cryptobranchidae   Hellbenders
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi Grobman Ozark Hellbender
Proteidae   Mudpuppies and Waterdogs
Necturus maculosus maculosus (Rafinesque) Mudpuppy
Salamandridae   Newts
Notophthalmus viridescens louisianensis (Walterstorff) Central Newt
Sirenidae   Sirens
Siren intermedia nettingi Goin Western Lesser Siren
Amphiumidae   Amphiumas
Amphiuma tridactylum Cuvier Three-toed Amphiuma
Ambystomatidae   Mole Salamanders
Ambystoma annulatum Cope Ringed Salamander
Ambystoma maculatum (Shaw) Spotted Salamander
Ambystoma opacum (Gravenhorst) Marbled Salamander
Ambystoma talpoideum (Holbrook) Mole Salamander
Ambystoma texanum (Malthes) Small-mouthed Salamander
Ambystoma tigrinum (Green) Eastern Tiger Salamander
Plethodontidae   Lungless Salamanders
Hemidactylium scutatum Schelegal Four-toed Salamander
Plethodontinae   Plethodontine Salamanders
Desmognathus brimleyorum Steineger Ouachita Dusky Salamander
Desmognathus conanti Rossman Spotted Dusky Salamander
Plethodon angusticlavius Grobman Ozark Zigzag Salamander
Plethodon caddoensis Pope & Pope Caddo Mountain Salamander
Plethodon fourchensis Duncan & Highton Fourche Mountain Salamander
Plethodon glutinosus (Green) Slimy Salamander
Plethodon serratus Grobman Southern Redback Salamander
Eurycea longicauda longicauda (Green) Long-tailed Salamander
Eurycea longicauda melanopleura (Cope) Dark-sided Salamander
Eurycea lucifuga Rafinesque Cave Salamander
Eurycea multiplicata (Cope) Many-ribbed Salamander
Eurycea quadridigitata (Holbrook) Dwarf Salamander
Eurycea spelaea Stejneger Grotto Salamander
Eurycea tynerensis Moore & Hughes Oklahoma Salamander

Bailey, Joe, and Gary Heidt. 1978. Checklist of the amphibians of Arkansas. Original contribution.
Paulissen, Mark A. 1978. A preliminary checklist of the amphibians of Arkansas. Original contribution.
Robison, Henry W. 1979. A checklist of the amphibians of Arkansas. Original contribution.

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This list is to be cited as:
Bailey, Joe, Gary Heidt, Mark A. Paulissen, and Henry W. Robison. 1979. Checklist of the Amphibians of Arkansas.
Ark. Acad. of Science, Ark. Biota Survey Checklist No. 19. 3pp.