Iberian midwife toad

The Iberian midwife toad is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Iberian midwife toad is usually found in dry habitats with sandy soils. In the southern part of its distribution, it inhabits wetter environments, particularly near small, temporary streams. More

Iberian midwife toads actively forage at night for small insects and crustaceans, including flies, grasshoppers, moth larvae, weevils and other beetles, and ants. To a lesser extent, they may also prey on isopods, spiders, and snails. More

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Iberian Midwife Toad (Alytes cisternasii), larvae of Western Spadefoot (Pelobates cultripes), Large Psammodromus (Psammodromus algirus - everpresent), Viperine Snake (Natrix maura) and Sharp-ribbed Newt (Pleurodeles waltl). More

Iberian Midwife Toad only two, tubercles on the palm of its hands. A. dickhilleni Betic Midwife Toad SE Spain 3 More

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Order : Anura
Family : Alytidae
Genus : Alytes
Species : cisternasii
Authority : Boscá, 1879