Western giant toad

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Western giant toad
A western giant toad in a cave
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Peltophryne
Species: P. fustiger
Binomial name
Peltophryne fustiger
(Schwartz, 1960)

Bufo fustiger Schwartz, 1960

The western giant toad[1] (Peltophryne fustiger) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae that is endemic to western Cuba.[1][2] It occurs in a range of habitats including broadleaf forest, grassland, savanna, and agricultural areas. It is a common species but it can be locally threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2014). "Peltophryne fustiger". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Peltophryne fustiger (Schwartz, 1960)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 28 September 2015.