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Texas Toad

Texas toad is a medium-sized species of toad found in the United States and northern Mexico. The species is nocturnal.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Bufonidae
    Genus Anaxyrus
    Scientific Name Anaxyrus speciosus


    Size Male: 5.2 to 7.8 cm (2.0–3.1 in)
    Female: 5.4 to 9.1 cm (2.1–3.6 in)
    Color Olive to grayish-brown with greenish warts
    Distribution Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico (United States), northern Mexico
    Habitat Dry grassland, savannahs, open woodland
    Diet Insects like ants and beetles, other arthropods
    Predators Snakes
    Breeding Season April to September
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Incubation Period 2 days
    Metamorphosis Period 18 to 60 days
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on April 26th 2017 by under Toads. Article was last reviewed on 8th April 2017.

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