Southwestern Toad

The Southwestern 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.

DESCRIPTION: The Southwestern Toad is uniformly warty toad that is normally 2 to 3 1/4 inches in length. The front of the widely separated and oval shaped parotoid glands is usually light-colored. More

The arroyo southwestern toad breeds in open sandy and gravelly streams and live in a variety of upland habitats associated with loose sandy soils for burrowing. Its population declines were due to habitat loss, hydrologic alteration, and human activity in streambeds. More

The Southwestern Toad (Bufo mexicanus) is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

Southwestern Toad now includes portions of Hahamongna Watershed Park Unit 7: Upper Los Angeles River Basin, Los Angeles County Unit 7 includes portions of Big Tujunga, Mill, More

The Southwestern Toad, Anaxyrus microscaphus (Cope, 1867), this specimen is from Arizona. The Southwestern Toad exists as a series of separate populations on the Mogollon Plateau of New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. Adults are 50-84 mm in length. More

of populations or % habitat): The arroyo southwestern toad was federally listed as endangered in 1994 (USFWS 1994). The entire range of the arroyo toad in the United States is within or near the assessment area. More

larvae of the nearly extinct Arroyo Southwestern Toad have been observed in Silverado Creek on the 318-acre Holtz Ranch site, currently slated for mass-graded development of estate homes. Click to read more... More

Order : Anura
Family : Bufonidae
Genus : Anaxyrus
Species : mexicanus
Authority : (Brocchi, 1879)