Incilius perplexus

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Incilius perplexus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Incilius
Species: I. perplexus
Binomial name
Incilius perplexus
(Taylor, 1943)
Bufo perplexus distribution.svg
  • Bufo perplexus Taylor, 1943
  • Cranopsis perplexa (Taylor, 1943)
  • Ollotis perplexa (Taylor, 1943)

Incilius perplexus (common name: confusing toad) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to southern Mexico and found in the Tepalcatepec River basin in the Michoacán state and western Balsas River basin in Guerrero.[1][2] Its natural habitats are seasonal tropical forests near streams. It breeds in pools. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by infrastructure development and agricultural expansion.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Santos-Barrera, G. & Canseco-Márquez, L. (2004). "Incilius perplexus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T54731A11196439. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Incilius perplexus (Taylor, 1943)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 9 December 2015.