Amphibians and Reptiles

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Little frog

Official Agency Pages



Maps and charts


Species Lists and Handbooks

Image Sources


Materials in the Learning Studio

Other Useful and Interesting Sites

Related Pages:

Official Agency Pages:

United States:

Frogwatch USA (USGS)

National Museum of Natural History: Division of Reptiles and Amphibians

North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (NAAMP)

North American Reporting Center for Amphibian Malformations NARCAM (USGS)



Declining Amphibian Population Task Force (DAPTF)

North America, General:

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

Association of Reptilian & Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV)

Society for Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR)

North America, Local and Regional:

East Texas Herpetological Society

Central Florida Herpetological Society

New York Herpetological Society

Ontario Herpetological Society

Philadelphia Herpetological Society

Southwestern Herpetologists Society

Tucson Herpetological Society

Virginia Herpetological Society


Amphibian Count Database

Amphibian Species of the World


Maps and charts:

Wisconsin Herpetological Atlas Project (Herp Atlas)


Translations of the Scientific Names of the Reptiles and Amphibians of North America

Species Lists and Handbooks:


Amphibian Species Lists - AmphibiaWeb

Amphibian Species of the World

Checklist of Amphibian Species and Identification Guide

Combined Herpetology Collections Index at the California Academy of Sciences

Crocodilian Species List

Crocodilian, Tuatara, and Turtle Species of the World

EMBL Reptile Database

Living Amphibians - At The Tree of Life

Species Finder Reptiles and Amphibians

Tadpoles of the United States and Canada: A Tutorial and Key

Whose tadpole is it? - Tadpole Identification Key for Europe

Regional and local:


Snake of Massachusetts

New Mexico:
New Mexico Species Accounts - Reptiles and Amphibians

Amphibians of Washington

Reptiles of Washington

Image Sources:

CalPhotos: Amphibians by common name

CalPhotos: Amphibians by scientific name

CalPhotos: Reptiles by common name

CalPhotos: Reptiles by scientific name

Crocodilian Photo Gallery

Sea Turtle Postage Stamps of the World

Salamander Feeding Videos - by Stephen Deban.


Charles Bogert's Wonderful World of Frogs and Croaks

Frog Calls

Materials in the Learning Studio:
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Other Useful and Interesting Sites:

Alien Caribbean Frogs in Hawaii

Amphibian Declines and Deformities

Amphibian Embryology Tutorial University of Wisconsin

Center for North American Herpetology

Crocodilians: Natural History & Conservation

Exploratorium Frog Exhibition San Francisco


Frog Watch

Netfrog--The Interactive Frog Dissection

Virtual Frog Dissection Kit

Whole Frog Project

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