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Mescalero Monahans Shinnery Sands (Google, OSM)
32.8130487848, -104.0180397034
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Jan. 10, 2012 21:08:52 -0600
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Couch's Spadefoot - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
danjleavitt's ID: Couch's Spadefoot (Scaphiopus couchii)
Posted by danjleavitt almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Wow, crazy color variation.

Posted by kueda almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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How do you tell this appart from the other two spadefoots?

Posted by loarie almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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One difference, with Scaphiopus the "spade" or tubercle is sickle shaped and with the Spea it is generally rounder.

Posted by danjleavitt almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by awebster over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Couch's Spadefoot - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
john8's ID: Couch's Spadefoot (Scaphiopus couchii)
Posted by john8 about 1 month ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Couch's Spadefoot - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
danjleavitt's ID: Couch's Spadefoot (Scaphiopus couchii)
Southern Spadefoot Toads - Photo (c) Clinton & Charles Robertson, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
Community ID: Southern Spadefoot Toads (Genus Scaphiopus)
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Couch's Spadefoot - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
john8's ID: Couch's Spadefoot (Scaphiopus couchii)

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Community-supported ID? Yes
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Date? Yes
Georeferenced? Yes
Photos or sounds? Yes
Is the organism wild/naturalized? Unknown
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