Amphibian Families and Species

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DescriptionFamily/Speciescommon name
explosive breedersmexican burrowing toad
lungless, pedomorphic, retain larval characteristics
always in water, webby hind limbs, stipes on back, dorsal lateral ridgestrue frogs
white stripe on sidegreen treefrog
looks albino, gills externaltexas blind salamander
 lesser siren
tiny fore limb, guttedthree-toes amphiuma
x on back, banded legsspring peeper
look like rhinophrynidae, neck foldnarrow mouthed toads
larger toe pads, disc and webbingpatterns on backs
striped tail rl-silvery back patternmarbled salamander
smaller spadefoodsmaller spadefoot
thicker/flatter, pointy facedsheep frog
 mole salamanders
small and gutted, white lipsmexican white-lipped frog
tympanic membrane not as big as eye, direct development
thin/flat/long body, rl-bluish gray mixsmall-mouthed salamander
thick bodied, triangle forehead spotstrecker's chorus frog
paratoid glands secrete toxin, warty skintrue toads
 southern dusky salamander
huge, green head in rlbullfrog
no scalescaecilians
lots of little spots
four toes, very smalldwarf salamander
DescriptionFamily/Speciescommon name
larger spadefootlarger spadefoot
retain gills, vertical/paddle tail, spottedgulf coast waterdog
two fore limbssirens
round paratoudred-spotted toad
expanded digits, longer legstree frogs
largest, diminutive legsamphiumas
speckled, bluish gray bellyslimy salamander
explosive breeders, quick metamorphisspadefoot toads
fat balloon, rl- orange stripemexican burrowing toad
long legstoprical frogs
pointy nose
non-extensive webbing, long back legs, triangle behind eyenorthern cricket frog
spots, rl-yellow spotsspotted salamander
two dorsal, wider face spotrio grande leopard frog
streamline, parallel dorsal lines, spotted, rl-yellow dorsal ridgesouthern leopard frog
 frogs and toads
respire through mouth and skinnewts
camo, tan/brown alternate, rl- large yellow spotstiger salamander
chin cheek sacsmexican treefrog
oval/crescent paratoid, L's bosswoodhouse's toad
two gamma bossgulf coast toad
nasolabial groovelungless salamanders
retain gills, vertical/paddle tail, spottedmudpuppies, waterdogs
small and warty, round paratoidtexas toad
semi circle bossgreat plains toad

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