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Anaxyrus californicus (Arroyo Toad)

Synonyms: Bufo californicus; Bufo cognatus californicus; Bufo compactilis californicus; Bufo microscaphus californicus; Bufo woodhousii californicus

Wikipedia Abstract

The arroyo toad (Anaxyrus californicus) (syn. Bufo californicus), is a stocky, blunt-nosed, warty-skinned species of toad, 5 to 7.5 cm (2.0 to 3.0 in) long. It has horizontal pupils, and is greenish, grey or salmon on the dorsum with a light-colored stripe across the head and eyelids.
View Wikipedia Record: Anaxyrus californicus

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Anaxyrus californicus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.55
EDGE Score: 3.79

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Valle de los Cirios Flora and Fauna Protection Area   Mexico      

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States No
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No


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Thamnophis hammondii (Two-striped Garter Snake)[1]

Range Map

North America;


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Attributes / relations provided by 1Anurans as prey: an exploratory analysis and size relationships between predators and their prey, L. F. Toledo, R. S. Ribeiro & C. F. B. Haddad, Journal of Zoology 271 (2007) 170–177
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
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