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50 Unique Amphibian Animals List

What are amphibians? List them please. Most people recognize frogs and toads as amphibians, but these animals are not the only Amphibia, a class of vertebrates (back-boned animals). We'd previously listed about 75 sort of Reptiles, some 200+ mammalian animals, while we tried to see to some 200+ types of birds here. If that wasn't enough, Topify did as much to get you familiar with 199 Dog Breeds you probably don't know if their existence (see also our list of 313 top strange animals).

In some ways amphibians are intermediate between the fully aquatic fishes and the terrestrial amniotes (reptiles, birds, and mammals), but they are not simply transitional in their morphology, life history, ecology, and behavior.
Basically, amphibians can be defined as quadrupedal vertebrates (four-legged, or tetrapods) with a skull having two occipital condyles. The attachment of the pelvic girdle to the vertebral column incorporates only one sacral vertebra though.
Moreover, there are three living groups of amphibians --the salamaders, frogs and caecilians. The most generalized are salamanders, having a cylindrical body, long tail, distinct head and neck, and usually well-developed limbs of approximately equal length. Most salamanders are terrestrial, but some are aquatic, a few are burrowers, and some others are arboreal. Frogs, have a robust body continuous with the head, no tail, and long hind limbs. Most frogs are terrestrial or arboreal, but many are aquatic, and a few are burrowers. The third group contains the caecilians, the Apoda (without foot). These limbless amphibians superficially resemble earthworms and have blunt heads and tails, and their elongate bodies are encircled by grooves (annuli). A few caecilians are aquatic, but most burrow in soil in tropical regions of the world.

List of Amphibians

  1. New Zealand frogs
  2. Tailed frogs
  3. Fire-bellied toads
  4. Barbourulas
  5. Midwife toads
  6. Painted frogs
  7. Mesoamerican burrowing toads
  8. Clawed frogs
  9. Surinam toads
  10. Asian toadfrogs
  11. Spadefoot toads
  12. Parsley frogs
  13. Ghost frogs
  14. Seychelles frogs
  15. Australian ground frogs
  16. Australian toadlets
  17. Water frogs
  18. Leptodactylid frogs
  19. Vocal sac-brooding frogs
  20. Three-toed toadlets
  21. Harlequin frogs
  22. Poison frogs
  23. Ruthven’s frogs
  24. Glass frogs
  25. Amero-Australian treefrogs
  26. True frogs
  27. Squeakers
  28. Cricket frogs
  29. Shovel-nosed frogs
  30. African treefrogs
  31. Asian treefrogs
  32. Narrow-mouthed frogs
  33. Madagascaran toadlets
  34. Sirens and dwarf sirens
  35. Asiatic salamanders
  36. Asiatic giant salamanders
  37. Hellbenders
  38. Pacific giant salamanders
  39. Mole salamanders
  40. Newts
  41. European salamanders
  42. Olms and mudpuppies
  43. Torrent salamanders
  44. Lungless salamanders
  45. Amphiumas
  46. American tailed caecilians
  47. Asian tailed caecilians
  48. Kerala caecilians
  49. Buried-eyed caecilians
  50. Tailless caecilians

Note: There are several species under each of the above listed animals. You can see all are in plurals.