Field Guide to Maryland's Frogs and Toads (Order Anura)
Tree Frogs (Family Hylidae)
Adult Barking Treefrog, photo courtesy of Scott A. Smith
Photo of Habitat for Barking Treefrog,
courtesy of the Landowner Incentive Program
Calling Barking Treefrog, photo courtesy of Scott A. Smith
How To Find
This is a state endangered species, which was first discovered in Maryland in 1982. Currently known only from Caroline, Kent and Queen Anne’s counties. If you find any please contact DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Service.
Maryland Distribution Map
Camoflauged adult Barking Tree Frog, photo courtesy of Corey Wickliffe
- Discover Maryland's Herps
- Maryland Herp History
- Maryland Herp Checklist
- Survey Techniques, Collecting Ethics, Safety and the Law
- Problems with Buying Frogs and Tadpoles for Wild Release
- Technical Guide: A Key to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Maryland - 86.3 MB pdf file
- Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas (MARA) Project
- Natural Heritage Program
- Wildlife & Heritage Home
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The Maryland Herpetology Field Guide is a cooperative effort of the MD Natural Heritage Program and the MD Biological Stream Survey within the Department of Natural Resources and their partners. We wish to thank all who contributed field records, text, and photographs, as well as support throughout its development.