Bufo aspinius

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Bufo aspinius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
Species: B. aspinius
Binomial name
Bufo aspinius
(Yang & Rao, 1996)

Bufo aspinius is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family, described in 1996. It is endemic to China specifically Yangbi Yi Autonomous County, west of Yunling Mountains in Yunnan Province and occurs at 1800 to 2200 meters elevation.[1] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, swamps, and arable land. This species is threatened by habitat loss for smallholder farming and it only occurs in one known protected area Tongbiguan Nature Reserve.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bufo aspinius". amnh.org. Retrieved June 29, 2015.