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NAUGATUCK RIVER WATERSHED ASSOCIATION


The following Amphibians may be observed in the Naugatuck River Watershed. Some reside year long, some pass through occasionally and some are seasonal.  The DEEP Wildlife Division biologists Peter Picone, Laura Saucier, Katherine Herz, Laura Rogers-Castro provided the list and Paul J. Fusco DEEP –Wildlife, provided the photos.

Amphibians

Green Frog                                         Pickerel Frog                                 Northern Leopard Frog
Rana clamitans melanota                  Rana palustris                                  Rana pipiens

Wood Frog                                        Eastern Spadefoot
Rana sylvatica                                   Scaphiopus h. holbrookii

Northern Spring Peeper                      Gray Treefrog                                     Bullfrog
Hyla c. crucifer                                  Hyla versicolor                              Rana catesbeiana

Jefferson’s Salamander                       Blue-spotted Salamander                   Spotted Salamander
Ambystoma laterale                          Ambystoma jeffersonianum           Ambystoma maculatum

Marbled Salamander                          Northern Dusky Salamander              Northern Two-lined Salamander
Ambystoma opacum                         Desmognathus f. fuscus                    Eurycea b. bislineata

Northern Spring Salamander              Four-toed Salamander                        Redback Salamander
Gyrinophilus p. porphyriticus           Hemidactylium scutatum                  Plethodon cinereus

Slimy Salamander                               Mudpuppy                                          Red-Spotted Newt
Plethodon g. glutinosus                    Nectutus m. maculosus           Notophthalmus v. viridescens

Eastern American Toad                      Fowler’s toad
Bufo a americanus                            Bufo woodhousii fowleri

Invertebrates
Creeper
Strophitus undulates

Eastern Elliptio
Elliptio complanata

Triangle Floater                                   Brook Floater                                  Eastern Floater
Alasmidonta undulate                       Alasmidonta varicose                     Pyganodon cataracta

Alewife Floater
Anodonta implicate

Tidewater Mucket
Leptodea ochracea

Dwarf Wedgemussel                          Eastern Pondmussel                            Yellow Lampmussel
Alasmidonta heterodon                       Ligumia nasuta                               Lampsilis cariosa

Eastern Lampmussel
Lampsilis radiata radiata

Eastern Pearlshell
Margaritifera margaritifera

Masa

Marbled Salamder

Spotted Salamander

Wood Frog

Jefferson Salamander Complex