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Amphibians

 

Species List

The following species of amphibians were observed in the Rideau River by Francis Cook and Mike Rankin, research associates of the Canadian Museum of Nature, over the course of their numerous years of research, and particularly during the Rideau River Biodiversity Project.


Scientific Name Common Name
Ambystoma laterale blue-spotted salamander
Ambystoma maculatum yellow-spotted salamander
Eurycea bislineata * two-lined salamander
Notophthalmus viridescens eastern newt
Necturus maculosus * mudpuppy
Anaxyrus americanus americanus * American toad
Hyla versicolor * gray treefrog
Hyla crucifer * spring peeper
Pseudacris triseriata striped chorus frog
Lithobates catesbeiana * bullfrog
Lithobates clamitans * green frog
Rana palustris pickerel frog
Lithobates pipiens * northern leopard frog
Rana septentrionalis mink frog
Lithobates sylvaticus wood frog


* These species were observed during the Project, particularly in summer 1998 and spring 1999.

 

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