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Bumble Bee Toad

Bumble bee toad is a species of toad occurring in Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. There are two recognized subspecies of this species.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Bufonidae
    Genus Melanophryniscus
    Scientific Name Melanophryniscus stelzneri


    Other Names Black-and-yellow walking toad
    Size Male: May grow to around 1 in
    Female: May grow up to 1.5 in
    Color Combination of black and yellow with red feet and rump
    Distribution Originated in Paraguay, but also occur in Brazil, Uruguay, and northern Argentina
    Habitat Hilly grassland; breeding habitats include small temporary bodies of water
    Diet Insects and worms
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size More than 100 eggs
    Reproductive Age 1 to 2 years of age
    Average Lifespan 10 or more years in captivity
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on April 29th 2017 by under Toads. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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