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Sonoran Green Toad

The Sonoran green toad is supposed to be a fossorial species as not much of them are seen, except during their mating season. The toad is nocturnal, and it is the most active during the rainy time.



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


    Other Names “Sapo verde Sonorense” or “Sapo verde de Sonora”
    Size Females: 1.7-2.3 in (4.3-5.8 cm),
    Males: 1.4-1.9 in (3.5-4.8 cm)
    Color Olive green body with black patterns
    Call Buzzing mating call
    Distribution Mexico and United States
    Habitat Semi arid and arid places with greenery
    Diet It is guessed that the species is more likely to consume beetles, ants, moths, and winged termites
    Breeding Season July-August
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    Clutch Size 5-200 eggs
    Average Lifespan Around 10 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on November 5th 2019 by under Toads. Article was last reviewed on 5th November 2019.

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