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This is a list of amphibians found in the United States. A total of 306 amphibian species have been recorded in the United States, 2 of which are now extinct. This list is derived from the database listing of Amphibian Species of the World.

Salamanders (Caudata)

Ambystomatidae

Ambystoma barbouri
Ambystoma barbouri

Order: Caudata. Family: Ambystomatidae

Amphiumidae

Amphiuma (two-toed)
Amphiuma means

Order: Caudata. Family: Amphiumidae

Cryptobranchidae

Order: Caudata. Family: Cryptobranchidae

Plethodontidae

Aneides lugubris
Aneides lugubris

Order: Caudata. Family: Plethodontidae

Proteidae

Order: Caudata. Family: Proteidae

Rhyacotritonidae

Order: Caudata. Family: Rhyacotritonidae

  • Rhyacotriton cascadae Good & Wake, 1992
  • Rhyacotriton kezeri Good & Wake, 1992
  • Rhyacotriton olympicus (Gaige, 1917)
  • Rhyacotriton variegatus Stebbins & Lowe, 1951

Salamandridae

Order: Caudata. Family: Salamandridae

Sirenidae

Order: Caudata. Family: Sirenidae

Frogs and Toads (Anura)

Ascaphidae

Order: Anura. Family: Ascaphidae

Bufonidae

Order: Anura. Family: Bufonidae

Craugastoridae

Order: Anura. Family: Craugastoridae

Dendrobatidae

Order: Anura. Family: Dendrobatidae

Eleutherodactylidae

Order: Anura. Family: Eleutherodactylidae

Hylidae

Order: Anura. Family: Hylidae

Leptodactylidae

Order: Anura. Family: Leptodactylidae

Microhylidae

Hypopachus variolosus
Hypopachus variolosus

Order: Anura. Family: Microhylidae

Pipidae

Order: Anura. Family: Pipidae

Ranidae

Order: Anura. Family: Ranidae

Rhinophrynidae

Order: Anura. Family: Rhinophrynidae

Scaphiopodidae

Scaphiopus hurterii
Scaphiopus hurterii

Order: Anura. Family: Scaphiopodidae

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