Jersey Zoo: Amphibians

ORDER: GYMNOPHIONA

Family: Typhlonectidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Potomotyphlus kaupii Kaup’s Caecilian 2006 - 2007  
Typhlonectes natans Aquatic (Rio Cauca) Caecilian 2007 - 2013  

ORDER: CAUDATA

Family: Cryptobranchidae

 Scientific name
 English name
 Period kept
 Notes
 Andrias japonicus
 Japanese Giant Salamander
 ca.1962;
 1972
 46

Family: Ambystomatidae

 Scientific name
 English name
 Period kept
 Notes
 Ambystoma maculatum
 Spotted Salamander
 1961 - 1962/3
 89
 Ambystoma mexicanum
 Axolotl <1962 - <1964
 

Family: Amphiumidae

 Scientific name
 English name
 Period kept
 Notes
 Amphiuma sp.
 Amphiuma (Eel-like Salamander) ca.1960 - 1962/3 

Family: Salamandridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Euproctus platycephalus Sardinian Brook Salamander 2008 - 2012  
Triturus marmoratus
Marbled Newt
(died 1962/3)
 
Tylototriton shanjing Emperor Newt (Mandarin Salamander) 2000 - 2004  
(species that has resisted identification)
Salamander sp.
1965 - 1966
 

ORDER: ANURA

Family: Arthroleptidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Arthroleptis stenodactylus Kihengo Screeching Frog (Common Squeaker) 2006 - 2009  

Family: Bufonidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Bufo bufo (prob.)
Belgian Toad
1959 - <1962
 
Bufo bufo
Common Toad
1959 - <1962
 
Bufo galeatus Bony-headed Toad 2008 - 2013  
Bufo guttatus Smooth-sided Toad 1962 - <1964  
Bufo marinus Giant Marine (Cane) Toad 1959/60 - 1966;
2004 - (present)
 
Nectophrynoides viviparus Morogoro Tree (Tanzanian Spray) Toad 2006 - 2012  
Pedostibes hosii Boulenger’s Climbing (Malayan Tree) Toad 2007 - 2014  

Family: Dendrobatidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Dendrobates auratus Green & Black Poison Dart Frog 1994 - 2008  
Dendrobates azureus Blue Poison Dart Frog 1995 - (present)  
Dendrobates mysteriosus
Maranon Poison Dart Frog
2010 - 2015
 
Dendrobates pumilio Strawberry Poison Dart Frog 2005 - (present)  
Dendrobates reticulatus Red & Blue (Reticulated) Poison Dart Frog 1995 - 2009  
Epipedobates ricolor Phantasmal Poison Dart Frog 2007 - 2009  
Mannophryne trinitatus Trinidad Stream Frog 1994 - 2008  
Phyllobates aurotaenia Kokoe Poison Dart Frog 1998 - 2001  
Phyllobates terribilis Golden Poison Dart Frog 1998 - 2013;
2014 - (present)
 
Phyllobates vittatus Golfodulcean Poison Dart Frog 2007 - 2016  
Ranitomeya amazonica
Poison Dart Frog
2016 - (present)
 
Ranitomeya vanzolinii
Brazilian Poison Frog
2016 - (present)
 

Family: Myobatrachidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Assa darlingtoni Ecuadorean Pouched Frog 1959 - 1965  

Family: Discoglossidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Alytes muletensis Mallorcan Midwife Toad 1985 - 2012  
Bombina orientalis Chinese Fire-bellied Toad 1983 - 1986  

Family: Hylidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Agalychnis callidryas Red-eyed Tree Frog 1988 - ?1994 62
Boophis madagascariensis
Madagascar Tree Frog
ca.1962 - 1964
 
Hyla arborea
European Tree Frog
<1962 - 1962/3
 
Osteopilus septentrionalis Cuban Tree Frog 2005 - 2009  
Trachycephalus resinifictrix Mission Golden-eyed Tree Frog (Amazonian Milk Frog)
2004 - (present)  

Family: Hyperoliidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Hyperolius puncticulatus Reed Frog 2007 - 2008  

Family: Pelodryadinae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Litoria caerulea White's Tree Frog 1988 - ?1989;
?1996 - <1999;
2001 - 2004
22

Family: Leptodactylidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Ceratophrys ornata Argentine Horned Frog ?1959 - 1968  
Eleutherodactylus johnstonei Montserrat Whistling Frog 1984 - 2014 59
Leptodactylus fallax Mountain Chicken Frog 1999 - (present)  

Family: Pseudidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Pseudophryne corroboree Corroboree Frog ca.1962 - 1965  

Family: Hyperoliidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Trichobatrachus robustus Hairy Frog 1959  

Family: Mantellidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Mantella aurantiaca Golden Mantella 2002;
<2004 - 2011
 
Mantella madagascariensis Madagascar Mantella 1989 - 1991  

Family: Microhylidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Dyscophus antongilii Tomato Frog 1986 - 1993  
Dyscophus guineti Sambava Tomato Frog 2005 - 2009  
Kaloula pulchra Asian Painted Frog 2004 - 2009  
Scaphiophryne marmorata Marbled Rain Frog 2006 - 2010  

Family: Pelobatidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Megophrys nasuta Malayan Horned Frog 2007 - 2012  

Family: Pipidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Pipidae pipa Pipa (Surinam) Toad 1960 - 1962/3 19
Xenopus gilli Cape Clawed Frog 1991 - 1993  
Xenopus laevis
African Clawed Frog
1959 - ?1961
 
Xenopus tropicalis West African Clawed Frog 1959 - ?1968  

Family: Ranidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Gigantorana goliath Goliath Frog 1962 - 1962/3  
Hylarana nigrovittata Black-striped Frog 2007 - 2008  
Pyxicephalus adspersus African Bullfrog 1959 - 1962/3  
Rana catesbeiana North American Bullfrog 1960 - 1964  
Rana dalmatina Agile Frog 1993 - 2006 18
Rana ridibunda Marsh Frog 1960 - 1960/1  
(species that has resisted identification) Frog sp.
2008 - 2009  
(species that has resisted identification) 
Jersey Frog
 <1962 - <1964
 

Family: Rhacophoridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Polypedates leucomystax Bamboo Tree Frog 2005 - 2008  
Theloderma corticale Tonkin Bug-eyed (Vietnamese Mossy) Frog 2005 - (present)  
Theloderma stellatum Taylor’s Bug-eyed Frog 2005 - 2008  
(species that has resisted identification) Australian Red-nosed Frog ?1964  
(species that has resisted identification) Giant Madagascar Tree Frog 1961 - <1964  
(species that have resisted identification) Assorted frog and toads from southern Africa (various species)
1962 - 1967  

Families?

 Scientific name
 English name
 Period kept
 Notes
 (species that has resisted identification)  Crested Toad
 ca.1961 - <1964 
 (species that has resisted identification)  Giant Frog
 (died 1962/63)
 
 (species that has resisted identification)  Golden Frog
 1964 - 1964/5
 
 (species that has resisted identification)  Mauritian Frog
 1964 - 1966
 
 (species that has resisted identification)  Orange-nosed Frog
 ca.1962 - 1965


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