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Reptiles and Amphibians Lauren Selders. American Toad. They eat a wide variety of insects and other invertebrates, including snails, beetles, slugs, and earthworms.

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American toad

American Toad

They eat a wide variety of insects and other invertebrates, including snails, beetles, slugs, and earthworms.

Polygynous. American toads breed from March to July each year, depending on location. The male toads establish territories and begin calling the females.


Bullfrog
Bullfrog

eat just about anything they can fit in their ample mouths, including insects, mice, fish, birds, and snakes

May to July in the north and February to October in the south. Polygyny. Fertilization is external, with the females depositing as many as 20,000 eggs in a foamy film in quiet, protected waters.


Eastern wood frog
Eastern Wood Frog

feeding on insects

The males move around the breeding area actively searching for a female. Wood frogs breed once yearly. March to May.


Fowler s toad
Fowler’s Toad

The adults eat insects and other small terrestrial invertebrates, but shy away from earthworms


Gray tree frog
Gray Tree Frog

These guys eat the usual insect diet. Crickets, moths, flies


Green frog
Green Frog

It eats insects, spiders, other tadpoles


Northern leopard frog
Northern Leopard Frog

a variety of invertebrates such as crickets, wax worms, fly larvae, and earthworms.


Pickerel frog
Pickerel Frog

Pickerel frogs consume insects, earthworms, and other invertebrates


Spring peeper
Spring Peeper

Spring Peepers eat mostly small insects, such as beetles, ants, and flies, as well as spiders.


Western chorus frog
Western Chorus Frog

His diet consists of small invertebrates such as flies, beetles, ants, spiders, leaf hoppers


Northern fence lizard
Northern Fence Lizard

  • The fence lizard is diurnal and beneficial to humans because of the insects they eat, especially beetles. They also eat spiders, centipedes and snails


Five lined skink
Five-lined Skink

  • Five-lined skinks prey on a wide variety of insects, spiders, and other invertebrates


Eastern newt
Eastern Newt

  • Adult newts eat worms, insects, small crayfish and other crustaceans, snails, mussels, tadpoles, other amphibian larvae, amphibian eggs, and fish eggs.


Hellbender
Hellbender

  • Crayfish and small fish are the main food items consumed by Hellbenders


Mud puppy
Mud Puppy

  • Feeds at night on fish, crayfish, aquatic insects, worms, fish eggs; they rely heavily upon olfactory cues to find their prey.


Red salamander
Red Salamander

  • This salamander is a carnivore, feeding on small insects, worms, and other invertebrates, and occasionally smaller salamanders.


Red backed salamander
Red-backed Salamander

  • Red-backed salamanders feed on a large variety of invertebrates. These include mites, spiders, insects, centipedes, millipedes, beetles, snails, ants, earthworms, flies, and larvae.


Small mouthed salamander
Small-mouthed Salamander

  • Adult small-mouth salamanders eat insects, other arthropods, slugs, worms, and sometimes aquatic crustaceans.


Spotted salamander
Spotted Salamander

  • Spotted salamanders eat invertebrates such as earthworms and insects or anything else they can catch and swallow.


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