Fire-bellied Toad

The Fire-bellied Toad is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Fire-bellied Toads is a group comprising eight species of small toads (typically 4–7 cm in length) belonging to the genus Bombina. Common variants on the name 'Fire-bellied toad' include 'firebelly toad' and 'firebellied toad'. More

The Oriental Fire-bellied Toad, (Bombina orientalis) is a small (4 cm, 2") semi-aquatic toad species found in Korea, north-eastern China and adjacent parts of Russia. An introduced population exists near Beijing. They are commonly kept as pets in land and water vivariums. More

The ventral side of fire-bellied toads is red to indicate that they are poisonous. More

Fire-bellied toads are aquatic in forests and wetlands. They live in dense vegetation as well as open areas, such as drainage ditches. More

When in groups, fire-bellied toads are often seen in amplexus, the mating posture where males grasp females around the waist to fertilize eggs. These frogs use skin colors for protection. The back side of the toad is green and black, providing camouflage from above. More

Fire-bellied toads are enjoyable for both novice and expert amphibian hobbyists to keep. They are brightly colored, diurnal, and hardy; a combination that is hard to beat. More

Fire-bellied Toad - Bombina orientalis Native to southern and southeastern Asia, Fire-Bellied toads are noted for their bright green and black coloration on their backs, and brilliant orange and black on their underside. These bright colors serve as a warning to predators. More

Overview The Fire-bellied Toads is a group comprising eight species of small toadToadA toad can refer to a number of species of amphibians in the order Anura. More

The fire-bellied toad is small to medium-sized species of toad that is found naturally across mainland Europe and northern and central Asia. More

Fire-bellied toads make attractive, undemanding, lively, long-lived pets – but they are a species that should be kept only with other fire-bellies. More

Known as fire-bellied toads, the genus Bombina is composed of six species which show similarities in shape and habitat preferences but differences in size and coloration. They used to come under the family Discoglossidae which related to the lack of mobile tongue. More

Fire-bellied toads of the genus Bombina are diurnal and quite active in open areas during the day. These frogs have poisonous skin secretions that help protect them from predators. More

fire-bellied toads thrive in northeastern China, Korea, southern Japan, and southern parts of Russia. They are highly aquatic and usually found in slow-moving streams and ponds. When out of water, they stick to the region’s coniferous and broadleaved forests. More

Oriental fire-bellied toads eat a variety of insects, including beetles, flies, and ants. They also include worms and snails in their diet. The tadpoles mainly eat algae and plants but, as they age, increase the amount of aquatic and terrestrial insects. More

Tadpoles of the fire-bellied toad can be fed ground-up, powder-fine fish food, freeze-dried or flakes. Larger tadpoles can have cut-up worms. More

The Oriental fire-bellied toad moves about very little during the day, except to hunt for food. 4. When a fire-bellied toad senses danger it arches its body, flashing the brilliant warning spots on its belly. More

fire-bellied toads and fire-bellied newts in the same terrarium or aquarium. We have been together for over a year and April or Tony has watched us for hours on end during that time and have yet to see any stress between us, etc. More

Fire-bellied toads are warty, aquatic toads that tend to be gregarious. They do not have a tympanic membrane, or eardrum. Unlike most toads the pupil of their eye is triangular. More

Fire-Bellied Toads spend the majority of their time submersed in water. There are 8 different species, most with orange, red or yellow bellies. More

Oriental Fire-Bellied Toad (Bombina orientalis) is one of the most popular frogs in the world. Its common name stems from its stout proportions, granular skin and vivid red belly blotched in black. More

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Oriental Fire-bellied Toad - Bombina orientalis Scientific Classification: Order: Anura Family: Bombinatoridae (formerly Discoglossidae, due to the lack of mobile tongue. More

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Order : Anura
Family : Bombinatoridae
Genus : Bombina
Species : bombina
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1761)