Jeweled toad

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Jeweled Toad
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
Species: B. gemmifer
Binomial name
Bufo gemmifer
Taylor, 1940
Synonyms

Cranopsis gemmifer

The Jeweled Toad or Sapo Joya (Bufo gemmifer) is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Source[edit]

  • Frost, D. R.; Grant, T.; Faivovich, J. N.; Bain, R. H.; Haas, A.; Haddad, C. L. F. B.; De Sá, R. O.; Channing, A.; Wilkinson, M.; Donnellan, S. C.; Raxworthy, C. J.; Campbell, J. A.; Blotto, B. L.; Moler, P.; Drewes, R. C.; Nussbaum, R. A.; Lynch, J. D.; Green, D. M.; Wheeler, W. C. (2006). "The Amphibian Tree of Life". Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 297: 1–291. doi:10.1206/0003-0090(2006)297[0001:TATOL]2.0.CO;2. hdl:2246/5781.  edit
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