Bombina maxima

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Bombina maxima
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bombinatoridae
Genus: Bombina
Species: B. maxima
Binomial name
Bombina maxima
(Boulenger, 1905)
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Synonyms

Bombina microdeladigitora Liu, Hu, and Yang, 1960
Bombina fortinuptialis Hu and Wu, 1978

Bombina maxima, the Yunnan firebelly toad or large-webbed bell toad, is a species of toad in the Bombinatoridae family found in southern/southwestern China (Sichuan, Yunnan, Hubei, Guangxi, and Guizhou) and in northern Vietnam.[1]

Yunnan firebelly toads are small toads. Males grow to a snout–vent length of about 49 mm (1.9 in) and females of about 45 mm (1.8 in). Tadpoles are up to 27 mm (1.1 in) in length.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Bombina maxima (Boulenger, 1905)". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Fei, L. (1999). Atlas of Amphibians of China (in Chinese). Zhengzhou: Henan Press of Science and Technology. p. 60. ISBN 7-5349-1835-9.