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Pebble Toad

Pebble toad is a species of small toad belonging to the family Bufonidae, endemic to Venezuela. The species is diurnal.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Bufonidae
    Genus Oreophrynella
    Scientific Name Oreophrynella nigra

    Size Males: 1.6 to 2.3 cm (0.65–0.93 in)
    Females: 2 to 3 cm (0.80–1.18 in)
    Color Cryptic black and dark gray
    Distribution Venezuela
    Habitat Rocks and peat bogs in the mountains of Venezuela at elevations of 2,300–2,700 m (7,500–8,900 ft) above sea level
    Diet Insects
    Predators Large spiders
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

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    Published on March 20th 2017 by under Toads. Article was last reviewed on 8th April 2020.

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