Priya Nanjappa, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laura (Leininger) Blackburn, Ball State University, and Dr. Michael J. Lannoo, Ph.D., Indiana University School of Medicine
This data set portrays the distribution of 10 selected amphibians in New York State, based on historical literature and museum records from current and historical sources. The amphibians included are northern cricket frog, American toad, Cope's gray treefrog, gray treefrog, eastern newt, eastern red-backed salamander, northern two-lined salamander, mudpuppy, western lesser siren, and spring peeper. These data are intended for geographic display and analysis at the national level, and for large regional areas. The data should be displayed and analyzed at scales appropriate for 1:2,000,000-scale data. No responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of these data.