Incilius macrocristatus

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Incilius macrocristatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Incilius
Species: I. macrocristatus
Binomial name
Incilius macrocristatus
Firschein and Smith, 1957
Bufo macrocristatus distribution.svg

Bufo valliceps macrocristatus Firschein and Smith, 1957
Bufo macrocristatus Firschein and Smith, 1957
Cranopsis macrocristata (Firschein and Smith, 1957)
Ollotis macrocristata (Firschein and Smith, 1957)

Incilius macrocristatus (formerly Bufo macrocristatus; common name large-crested toad or huge-crested toad) a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is found in Chiapas in southern Mexico and the adjacent Guatemala.[2] Its natural habitats are cloud forests and pine-oak-Liquidambar forests. Breeding takes place in streams. It is a rare species that is threatened by habitat loss caused by agriculture and human settlement, and by water pollution.[1]


  1. ^ a b Georgina Santos-Barrera, Manuel Acevedo (2004). "Incilius macrocristatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T54698A11178095. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Incilius macrocristatus (Firschein and Smith, 1957)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 5 December 2015.