Spotted Salamander

There are 14 known Amphibian species in the Hopkins Memorial Forest, which are listed bellow. Please report any other documented sightings and reach out if you are interested in conducting research. For more detailed descriptions of the species, please refer to this report compiled by a past summer intern.

Common Name Scientific Name
Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum 
Jefferson’s Salamander Ambystoma jeffersonianum
Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus 
Two-lined Salamander Eurycea bislineata
Northern Spring Salamander  Gyrinophilus porphyriticus
Red-Spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens
Red Backed Salamander Plethodon cinereus
American Toad Bufo americanus
Grey Tree Frog Hyla versicolor
Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer 
Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana
Green Frog Rana clamitans 
Pickerel Frog Rana palustris 
Wood Frog Rana sylvatica