Bufo asper

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Asian giant toad
Bufo asper.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
Species: B. asper
Binomial name
Bufo asper
Gravenhorst, 1829
Synonyms

Phrynoidis aspera (Gravenhorst, 1829)

The Asian giant toad (Bufo asper), sometimes referred to as the river toad, is a large toad native to southeast Asia.

Description[edit]

Bufo asper is generally a dark grey, green, black or brown in color, and is heavily covered in tubercles. These toads can grow to lengths greater than 8.5 inches (22 cm).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Peter Paul van Dijk (2004). "Phrynoidis aspera". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 June 2013.