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Eastern spadefoot toads can have a sprinkling of tiny raised orange spots across the top and sides of their bodies.
We did not observe or collect either species of spadefoot toad until day 4 of succession.
The sandy soil is ideal for burrowing amphibians, such as the mole salamanders and spadefoot toads, and is preferred substrate for reptiles such as the hog-nosed snake which feed largely on amphibians.
Background: The European common spadefoot toad (Pelobates fuscus) is listed in Annex IV of the EU Habitats Directive (i.
Spadefoot toads (Scaphiapus holbrookii holbrookii) in an urban landscape: effects of non-natural substrates on burrowing in adults and juveniles.
The plains spadefoot toad spawns offspring that grow up faster if dad is a different species called the Mexican spadefoot, says Karin Pfennig of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
We performed an experiment on three species of spadefoot toads (Scaphiopus) derived from environments that differ in their degree of ephemerality to test specific but unexplored elements of the Wilbur and Collins model.
These include four species of true toads (Bufonidae), three species of tree frogs (Hylidae), four species of true frogs (Ranidae), and one species of spadefoot toads (Pelobatidae).
The pool partially fills with rainwater and woody debris each spring, and since 1994 the landowner, with assistance of the primary author in 2003-2004, has been counting the number of adults and emerging metamorphic Spadefoot Toads.
Spatial and temporal ecology of eastern spadefoot toads on a Florida landscape.
Stomach contents of 43 spadefoot toads (Spea multiplicata) from the herpetological collection of the Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas of the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico were analyzed.
He and his colleagues have studied species of Spea spadefoot toads in the United States.
Male and female western spadefoot toads were collected in the late winter in various years along streams and roadways near Livermore, California, and maintained in a breeding colony.
The aim of our study was to assess whether Western Spadefoot Toads (Spea hammondii) opportunistically breed outside of known breeding periods in wetlands whose hydroperiods are managed according to WRP guidelines, rather than natural hydroperiods.