311/511 Quick Guide to Michigan Toads and Frogs

[page resources compiled by Bruce Rudy, 2003]

There are 13 species of frogs and toads that can be found in Michigan.
Click on the links for photos, call sounds, and more.

Eastern American Toad
[Bufo americanus americanus]
Green Frog
[Rana clamitans melanota]
Northern Spring Peeper
[Pseudacris crucifer crucifer]
Fowler's Toad
[Bufo woodhousii fowleri]
Wood Frog
[Rana sylvatica]
Western Chorus Frog
[Pseudacris triseriata triseriata]
Northern Leopard Frog
[Rana pipens]
Bullfrog
[Rana catesbeiana]

Gray Tree Frogs
[Hyla versicolor
/ chrysoscelis]

Pickerel Frog
[Rana palustris]
Mink Frog
[Rana septentrionalis]
Blanchard's Cricket Frog
[Acris crepitans blanchardi]

Mating call sounds files courtesy of Canda's Aquatic Environments (CAE) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS)

More www resources:

Canada’s Aquatic Environments (CAE). 2002. “Amphibian Vocalizations”.

Great Lakes Society of Herpetoculturists. 2003. “Michigan Frogs & Toads”.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources. 2003. “Michigan's Frogs & Toads”.

United States Geological Survey (USGS). 2003. “Order Anura: Frogs & Toads”.

{prepared by B.Rudy and M. Wiley 3/2003}