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Types of Toads

American ​Toad​
American ​Toad​

The American toad (Anaxyrus americanus) is a common species of toad found throughout the eastern United States and Canada. It is divided into three subspecies—the eastern American toad (A. a. americanus), the dwarf American toad (A. a. charlesmithi), and the rare Hudson Bay toad (A. a. copei).

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Amietophrynus ​Regularis​
Amietophrynus ​Regularis​

The African common toad (Amietophrynus regularis), also known as the square-marked toad, African toad, Egyptian toad, African bouncing toad (due to the bouncing motion) and Reuss's toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.

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Ansonia ​Latidisca​
Ansonia ​Latidisca​

Ansonia latidisca, commonly called the Sambas stream toad or Bornean rainbow toad, is a small true toad rediscovered in 2011 after being unseen since 1924. It is endemic to Borneo (Indonesia and Malaysia).

Arroyo Toad​
Arroyo Toad​

The arroyo toad (Anaxyrus californicus) is a species of true toads in the genus Anaxyrus, endemic to California (U.S.) and Baja California state (México). It is currently classified as an Endangered species on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species because of habitat destruction.

Asian ​Common Toad​
Asian ​Common Toad​

Duttaphrynus melanostictus is commonly called Asian common toad, Asian black-spined toad, Asian toad, black-spectacled toad, common Sunda toad and Javanese toad. It is probably a complex of more than one true toad species that is widely distributed in South and Southeast Asia.

Asiatic Toad​
Asiatic Toad​

The Asiatic toad or Chusan Island toad (Bufo gargarizans) is a species of toad endemic to East Asia.

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Banded ​Bullfrog​
Banded ​Bullfrog​

The banded bullfrog (Kaloula pulchra) is also known as the chubby frog (in the pet trade), Asian painted frog, rice frog, or bubble frog.In Cambodia, it is called ហ៊ីង (hing).These frogs, belonging to the microhylid (narrow-mouthed frog) family have round bodies with mahogany brown backs and cream stomachs.

Black Rain Frog​
Black Rain Frog​

Black rain frog young show direct development. The frog keeps its tail as it evolves from a tadpole to a mature frog. Shortly after growing legs, the juvenile is in constant competition with its siblings. [citation needed] Behavioral Adaptations. The Black Rain frog likes to create tunnels up to 150 mm deep.

Black Toad​
Black Toad​

The black toad (Anaxyrus exsul), also known as the Inyo toad or Deep Springs toad, is a true toad that lives only in scattered oases in the Deep Springs Valley of Inyo County, California.

Boreal ​Digging Frog​
Boreal ​Digging Frog​

The boreal digging frog (Kaloula borealis) is a species of microhylid, or "narrow-mouthed," frog found in Northeast Asia. Its range covers much of central and northeastern China, the Korean Peninsula, and Jeju Island. Adult boreal digging frogs are roughly 4.5 cm in length, round in shape with toad-like speckled skin.

Breviceps ​Adspersus​
Breviceps ​Adspersus​

Breviceps adspersus (common rain frog or bushveld rain frog) is a species of frog in the family Brevicipitidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Cane Toad​
Cane Toad​

The cane toad (Rhinella marina), also known as the giant neotropical toad or marine toad, is a large, terrestrial true toad which is native to South and mainland Central America, but has been introduced to various islands throughout Oceania and the Caribbean, as well as Northern Australia.

Cape Rain Frog​
Cape Rain Frog​

The cape rain frog or giant rain frog (Breviceps gibbosus) is a species of frog in the Brevicipitidae family. Adults grow up to 45 mm in length. It was the first African frog species to be scientifically described by Linnaeus in 1758, under the name Rana gibbosa. It is the most common and largest of rain frogs.

Colorado ​River Toad​
Colorado ​River Toad​

The Colorado River toad can grow to about 190 millimetres (7.5 in) long and is the largest toad in the United States apart from the non-native cane toad (Rhinella marina). It has a smooth, leathery skin and is olive green or mottled brown in color.

Common ​Midwife Toad​
Common ​Midwife Toad​

The common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) is a species of midwife frog in the family Alytidae (formerly Discoglossidae). It is found in Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom (although, in the latter, only as an introduction).

Common Toad​
Common Toad​

The Common Toad (Bufo bufo) is also known as the European Toad. Common toads are widespread in mainland Britain, mainly England, Scotland and Wales, however, they are absent from Ireland. Common Toads can also be found over most of Europe, northwest Africa and Asia.

Corsican ​Painted Frog​
Corsican ​Painted Frog​

The Corsican painted frog (Discoglossus montalentii) is a species of frogs in the Alytidae family (formerly Discoglossidae).. It is endemic to the French island of Corsica.

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Desert Rain ​Frog​
Desert Rain ​Frog​

Several unique amphibians call Arizona’s Sonoran Desert home. Casque-headed frogs, Sonoran green toads and Sonoran Desert toads are more commonly found in Mexico. Others, such as narrowmouth toads and Great Plains toads, are associated with semitropical or temperate habitats in the United States and Canada.

Dyscophus ​Antongilii​
Dyscophus ​Antongilii​

Endemic to Madagascar, tomato frogs are found in the northeast of the island around Antongil Bay (from which they gain their specific name, antongilii), and south to Andevoranto. The exact distribution of this species is unclear however, due to confusion with the closely related D. guineti.

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Dyscophus ​Guineti​
Dyscophus ​Guineti​

The lifespan of the tomato frog can be from 6 to 8 years. When adult, the colors may vary from yellowish orange to deep red. Tomato frogs will reach sexual maturity in 9–14 months. Females are larger than males and can reach 4 inches in length. Males can reach 2 to 3 inches in length. Most females range from reddish-orange bright dark red.

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Eastern ​Narrow-Mouthed Toad​
Eastern ​Narrow-Mouthed Toad​

Gastrophryne carolinensis, the eastern narrow-mouthed toad, is a species of microhylid frog. It is a relatively small, toad-like amphibian found in damp, shady habitats. The species is highly fossorial, and feeds primarily on ants.

European Fire-​Bellied Toad​
European Fire-​Bellied Toad​

European fire-bellied toads have a bright lime green dorsal traversed by black spots, and orange to bright red bellies with black bars and stripes. The skin is mildly bumpy, the eyes set high to suit a semi-aquatic life style, and also well webbed back feet.

European ​Green Toad​
European ​Green Toad​

The European green toad will change colour in response to heat and light changes. Females are larger than males and can lay 9,000 to 15,000 eggs at a time. Females are larger than males and can lay 9,000 to 15,000 eggs at a time.

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Fowler's Toad​
Fowler's Toad​

Description: Like all toads, Fowler's Toads have dry, warty, skin and short legs. They are fairly small -- 2-3 in. (5.1-7.5 cm) -- with a record of 3.75 in. (9.5 cm). The dorsal coloration is usually brownish or grayish, with the occasional greenish or reddish coloration. There are sometimes some bits of yellow.

Golden Toad​
Golden Toad​

The golden toad (Incilius periglenes, formerly Bufo periglenes) was a small true toad that was once abundant in a small, high-altitude region about 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi) in an area north of the city of Monteverde, Costa Rica.

Great Plains ​Toad​
Great Plains ​Toad​

The great plains toad feeds a range of insects such as lepidopterans, dipterans, hymenopterans, coleopterans, ants, and termites. The toad is preyed upon by the plains garter snake (Thamnophis radix), among others.

Gulf Coast ​Toad​
Gulf Coast ​Toad​

The Gulf Coast toad (Incilius valliceps) is a species of toad native to eastern and southeastern Mexico and Central America as far south as Costa Rica.

Houston Toad​
Houston Toad​

The Houston Zoo has partnered with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Texas State University, and Texas Parks and Wildlife in an effort to recover the wild Houston toad population. Our goal is to keep this unique amphibian species from being lost to extinction forever.

Hula Painted ​Frog​
Hula Painted ​Frog​

The Hula painted frog (Latonia nigriventer) is an amphibian and the only living member of the genus Latonia. It was thought to be extinct as a result of habitat destruction during the 1950s until the species was rediscovered in 2011. It is endemic to the Lake Hula marshes in Israel.

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Iberian ​Painted Frog​
Iberian ​Painted Frog​

The Iberian painted frog is a species of frog in the family Alytidae. It is found in Portugal and Spain, where its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, sandy shores, arable land and grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Japanese ​Common Toad​
Japanese ​Common Toad​

The Japanese common toad or Japanese toad (Bufo japonicus) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to Japan.

Kihansi Spray ​Toad​
Kihansi Spray ​Toad​

The Kihansi spray toad is a small, sexually dimorphic anuran, with females reaching up to 2.9 cm (1.1 in) long and males up to 1.9 cm (0.75 in). The toads display yellow skin coloration with brownish dorsolateral striping.

Majorcan ​Midwife Toad​
Majorcan ​Midwife Toad​

The Majorcan midwife toad (Alytes muletensis) (also Mallorcan midwife toad or ferreret in Balearic Catalan and Spanish) is a frog in the family Alytidae (formerly Discoglossidae). It is endemic to the Balearic Island of Majorca in the Mediterranean Sea.

Mexican ​Burrowing Toad​
Mexican ​Burrowing Toad​

The Mexican burrowing toad (Rhinophrynus dorsalis) is the only species in the genus Rhinophrynus and the family Rhinophrynidae of order Anura. These frogs live from south Texas through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador to Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

Natterjack ​Toad​
Natterjack ​Toad​

The natterjack toad (Bufo calamita) is a toad native to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. Adults are 60–70 mm in length and are distinguished from common toads by a yellow line down the middle of the back, and parallel paratoid glands.

Oak Toad​
Oak Toad​

The oak toad (Anaxyrus quercicus) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to the coastal regions of southeastern United States. It is regarded as the smallest species of toad in North America, with a length of 19 to 33 mm (0.75 to 1.30 in).

Oreophrynella ​Nigra​
Oreophrynella ​Nigra​

Oreophrynella nigra, or pebble toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to the Guiana Highlands in Bolívar State, Venezuela, and known from two tepuis, Kukenan-tepui and Yuruani-tepui, both belonging to the Eastern Tepuis.

Oriental Fire-​Bellied Toad​
Oriental Fire-​Bellied Toad​

Here is an introduction to oriental fire-bellied toads and their care as pets. Make sure your pet is captive bred locally, and doesn't have health problems.

Paedophryne ​Amauensis​
Paedophryne ​Amauensis​

Paedophryne amauensis is a species of frogs from Papua New Guinea discovered in August 2009 and formally described in January 2012. At 7.7 mm (0.30 in) in length, it is considered the world's smallest known vertebrate.

Panamanian ​Golden Frog​
Panamanian ​Golden Frog​

The Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) is a species of toad endemic to Panama. Panamanian golden frogs inhabit the streams along the mountainous slopes of the Cordilleran cloud forests of west-central Panama.

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Pelobates ​Fuscus​
Pelobates ​Fuscus​

Pelobates fuscus is a species of toad in the family Pelobatidae, native to an area extending from Central Europe to Western Asia. It is commonly known as the common spadefoot, garlic toad, the common spadefoot toad and the European common spadefoot.

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Phrynoidis ​Aspera​
Phrynoidis ​Aspera​

Phrynoidis asper (Gravenhorst, 1829) Synonyms; Bufo asper Gravenhorst, 1829 Phrynoidis aspera (Gravenhorst, ... These toads can grow to lengths greater than 8.5 ...

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Red-Spotted ​Toad​
Red-Spotted ​Toad​

The red-spotted toad (Anaxyrus punctatus, formerly Bufo punctatus) is a toad in the family Bufonidae found in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. Description. It is a small toad species growing to 3.7 to 7.5 cm (1.5 to 3.0 in) in length.

Rhinella ​Schneideri​
Rhinella ​Schneideri​

Rhinella schneideri, sometimes referred to as Schneider's toad, cururu toad, or rococo toad, is a large toad found in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Amazonian and eastern Bolivia, and Brazil. Rhinella schneideri is a widespread and very common species that occurs in a variety of habitats but most commonly in open and urban ones.

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Southern Toad​
Southern Toad​

The southern toad (Bufo terrestris or Anaxyrus terrestris) is a true toad native to the southeastern United States, from eastern Louisiana and southeastern Virginia south to Florida.

Texas Toad​
Texas Toad​

Texas Amphibian Watch: Frogs and Toads of Texas To play the frog and toad calls, follow the picture links to .AIFF sound files of their calls. Photos courtesy of Nature's Images, Inc. and Texas Memorial Museum. Calls courtesy of Texas Memorial Museum.

Western Toad​
Western Toad​

The western toad (Anaxyrus boreas, formerly Bufo boreas) is a large toad species, between 5.6 and 13 cm (2.2 and 5.1 in) long, native to western North America. A. boreas is frequently encountered during the wet season on roads, or near water at other times.

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Woodhouse's ​Toad​
Woodhouse's ​Toad​

Woodhouse's toad (Anaxyrus woodhousii) is a medium-sized (4 inches or 10 centimetres) true toad native to the United States and Mexico. There are three recognized subspecies. A. woodhousii tends to hybridize with Anaxyrus americanus where their ranges overlap.

Wyoming Toad​
Wyoming Toad​

The Wyoming toad or Baxter's toad (Anaxyrus baxteri, formerly Bufo baxteri) is an extremely rare amphibian that exists only in captivity and within Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Wyoming in the United States.

Yellow-Bellied ​Toad​
Yellow-Bellied ​Toad​

The yellow-bellied toad is an amphibian closely bound to areas of water. Originally, the species typically lived along brooks and rivers. It settled there dependent on the flood dynamic of temporary and continuously shifting small bodies of water.