Southern Toad

The Southern 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 Southern Toad (Anaxyrus terrestris) is a medium-sized (approximately 3 inches, the largest recorded toad was 4 1/2 inches) true toad native to the southeastern United States, from eastern Louisiana to southeastern North Carolina. It is most common in areas with sandy soil. More

Description: The southern toad is characterized by highly pronounced knobs and crests that occur on its head. The two crests run forward from the knobs and come close to one another near the snout. The overall coloring of this toad varies from brown, black, or red. More

Adult Southern Toads generally range in size from 1.5 to 3 inches, although the record size is nearly 4.5 inches. Any toad found in Florida larger than 4 inches is almost certainly an invasive Cane Toad. More

* Southern Toad – Bufo terrestris * Greenhouse Frog – Eleutherodactylus planirostris * Eastern Narrowmouth Toad – Gastrophryne carolinensis * Green Tree Frog – Hyla cinerea * Barking Tree Frog – Hyla More

Southern Toad - Bufo terrestris - long high trill Description & Identification: Large, reaching 3.6" (92mm). More

The Southern Toad spends the day inside its burrow and comes out at night to feed. It is often found in suburban areas, near houses and mowed lawns, where it feeds on insects drawn to night-lights. Like other toads, this species has large warts behind its eyes. More

The Southern Toad (classified by scientists as Bufo terrestris) is about 3 inches in length. It has a knobby head and bumps between the eyes. The Southern toad is usually reddish brown in color with large warts behind the eyes. More

Male southern toads have a dark throat and are slightly smaller than females Mostly Active During: Night Substrate and Water Needs: Must have a water bowl big enough for the toads to all submerge More

(Bufo terrestris) - Southern ToadAppearance: Southern Toads range in size from 1 5/8 - 3 in. (4.1 - 7.5 cm). The coloration of Southern Toads can vary from brown to charcoal to red to black. This species can be found with or without dark spots. More

and southern toad as in the above photo. More

Southern Toad - Bufo terrestris - * Diagnostic Features: * Size: 1. More

The trill of the male southern toad can be heard from quite a distance away. He seems to say, "I More

Southern toads are habitat generalists, common in yards and gardens, near porches and streetlights. If you keep your dog’s water and food dishes outside, you will often find that one of these toads appears in the evening for a dip and a meal. More

Southern toads are medium-sized toads in which adults of the species can attain snout vent lengths between 41mm and 92mm. Males usually average between 42-82mm and females slightly larger between 44-92mm. The most distinguishing characteristic are the knobs found on the head. More

* Southern Toad - Bufo terrestris Treefrogs & Kin - Hylidae * Cricket Frogs - Acris spp. More

* Southern Toad - Bufo terrestris * Gulf Coast Toad - Bufo valliceps * Woodhouse's Toad - Bufo woodhousii * Southwestern Woodhouse's Toad - Bufo woodhousii australis More

Southern Toad ( Bufo terrestris ) Southern Toad - Southern Toad information - Southern Toad facts The Southern toad is located from North Caroline to Florida and west to the Mississippi River. More

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Order : Anura
Family : Bufonidae
Genus : Anaxyrus
Species : terrestris
Authority : (Bonnaterre, 1789)