SPECIES ID / Amphibians

Frogs and Toads (Anurans)

  • Over 5000 species  worldwide, but just 4 native to the Fraser Valley.
  • Another 2 have been introduced

Identification Tips

  • Large muscular hind legs and greatly enlarged pelvic bones for jumping.
  • Lack true tails.

 

 

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Primary Information Sources:
 Efauna BC: http://ibis.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/efauna/
 BC Conservation Data Centre: http://a100.gov.bc.ca/pub/eswp/