Amphibians of Quebec

Four-toed salamander

Hemidactylium scutatum The Four toed salamander is a medium sized amphibians the reach 5 to 10 cm and is part of the Plethodontidae family of amphibians, the lungless salamanders. It is red to brown in colour with gray sides and a white belly black-dotted belly and an orange tail. In the wild they can also  Learn more on Four-toed salamander »

Northern spring salamander

Gyrinophilus porphyriticus porphyriticus Northern spring salamanders are an amphibians species that belong to the Plethodontidae family, the lungless salamanders. It’s Latin name comes from the Greek name of a purple stone, the porphyry and for this reason northern spring salamanders are often called purple salamanders in reason of it’s colours.   Northern spring salamanders are  Learn more on Northern spring salamander »

Mink frog

Rana septentrionalis The mink frog is a medium size frog specie that grow from 4.5 to 7.5cm that is often called by it’s common name the North frog. Mink frogs name come from the odour they produces when catch or stressed, a smell of mink. Mink frogs are very aquatic frogs that requires a high  Learn more on Mink frog »