Scaphiopus


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Other anurans living today in California include the spadefoot toads (Spea, Scaphiopus; Scaphiopodidae), tailed frog (Ascaphus; Ascaphidae), true toads (Anaxyrus, Bufo, Incilius; Bufonidae), and true frogs (Lithobates, Rana; Ranidae) (Stebbins 2003; Green et al.
The frog diversity observed during the course of this study includes the first record of the Eastern Spadefoot, Scaphiopus holbrookii, in St.
Adaptive plasticity in development of Scaphiopus couchii tadpoles in desert ponds.
Dissections of spade-footed toads, Scaphiopus sp., revealed that they are consumers of plum curculio (J.
* In the Colorado Desert, Couch's spadefoot toads (Scaphiopus couchii) burrow underground in September and stay there until it rains the following summer.
Spadefoot toads (Scaphiopus and Spea spp.) and some other amphibians wait out the desert's heat and aridity in subterranean retreats until summer rains create standing water for breeding and feeding.
While recording the rare spade foot toads (Scaphiopus hammondi) above the north shore of Mono Lake in the eastern Sierras one spring, a military jet streaked overhead and disappeared.
American spadefoot toads (Scaphiopus), for example, spend most of the year in estivation up to 3 ft (1 m) below the soil surface.
and newly metamorphosed Scaphiopus sp.), 40% death rates in metamorphosing bullfrogs (R.
Effects of density and predation on Scaphiopus couchii tadpoles in desert ponds.
Endoparasites of the Hurter's spadefoot, Scaphiopus hurterii and the Plains spadefoot, Spea bombifrons (Anura: Scaphiopodidae), from southern Oklahoma.
In comparison, Dave's Pond yielded 21 species of amphibians and reptiles including the state endangered crawfish frog (Lithobates areolatus); the spadefoot toad (Scaphiopus holbrookii), which had previously been known in Indiana no closer than 65 miles to the southeast; the newt (Notophthalmus viridescens), which has not been found recently at any other locality in Vigo County or the surrounding counties in Indiana and Illinois; and Kirtland's snake (Clonophis kirtlandii), another species of special concern.
Previous field work found that amphibian species that use the pond for breeding include Ambystoma maculatum, Ambystoma opacum, and Scaphiopus holbrookii.
Hormonal correlates of environmentally induced metamorphosis in the Western Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus hammondii.