List of U.S. state amphibians

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This is a list of official U.S. state amphibians. State amphibians are designated by tradition or the respective state legislatures.[1]

Table

State State amphibian Binomial
nomenclature
Photo Year
Alabama Red Hills salamander Phaeognathus hubrichti Phaeognathus hubrichii.jpg 2000[2]
Arizona Arizona tree frog Hyla eximia Hyla eximia.jpg 1986[3]
California California red-legged frog "Rana draytonii" Rana aurora.jpg 2014[4]
Colorado Western tiger salamander Ambystoma mavortium 200px 2012[5]
Georgia American green tree frog Hyla cinerea American green tree frog 1.JPG 2005[6]
Illinois Eastern tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum Tiger salamander.jpg 2005[7]
Iowa North American bullfrog Rana catesbeiana North-American-bullfrog1.jpg Unofficial
Kansas Barred tiger salamander Ambystoma mavortium 200px 2005[8]
Louisiana American green tree frog Hyla cinerea American green tree frog 1.JPG 1993[9]
Minnesota Northern leopard frog Rana pipiens Northern leopard frog 1.jpg Proposed in 1999[10]
Missouri North American bullfrog Rana catesbeiana North-American-bullfrog1.jpg 2005[11]
New Hampshire Red-spotted newt Notophthalmus viridescens Notophthalmus viridescensPCCA20040816-3983A.jpg 1985[12]
New Mexico New Mexico spadefoot toad Spea multiplicata Nmspadefoot.jpg 2003[13]
New York Wood frog Rana sylvatica Lithobates sylvaticus (wood frog).jpg Proposed in 2015[14]
Ohio Spotted salamander Ambystoma maculatum Spotted salamander on leaf.jpg 2010[15]
Oklahoma North American bullfrog Rana catesbeiana North-American-bullfrog1.jpg 1997[16]
South Carolina Spotted salamander Ambystoma maculatum Spotted salamander on leaf.jpg 1999[17]
Tennessee Tennessee cave salamander Gyrinophilus palleucus Gyrinophilus palleucus Tennessee Cave Salamander.JPG 1995[18]
Texas Texas toad Bufo speciosus Bufo speciosus.jpg 2009[19]
Vermont Northern leopard frog Rana pipiens Northern leopard frog 1.jpg 1998[20]
Washington Pacific tree frog Pseudacris regilla Hyla regilla.jpg 2007[21]
D.C. & U.S. Territories Amphibian Binomial
nomenclature
Image Year
Puerto Rico Common coquí Eleutherodactylus coqui Common Coquí.jpg Unofficial


See also

References

  1. Official State Amphibians NetState.com, accessed April 21, 2006.
  2. "Official Alabama State Amphibian". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives & History. 2003-11-06. Retrieved 2007-03-18. 
  3. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  4. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 
  5. "Colorado State Amphibian". Colorado. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  6. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  7. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  8. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  9. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  10. "Minnesota State Symbols--Unofficial, Proposed, or Facetious". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  11. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  12. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  13. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  14. Mahoney, Bill (17 June 2015). "Senate backs the wood frog — barely". Capital New York. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  15. "State Amphibian - Spotted Salamander". Profile Ohio. Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  16. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  17. State of South Carolina Code of Laws. "Title 1, Chapter 1, Article 9, Section 1-1-699". Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  18. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  19. "Students Lauded for Naming Official State Amphibian of Texas" (Press release). Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. 2009-12-04. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  20. "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  21. State Symbols of Washington. "State symbols". Archived from the original on 2007-11-15. Retrieved 2007-11-27. 

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