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    • Spea
  • Spanish
    • Sapos de espuelas
  • English
    • western spadefoot toads

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

August 12, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mexican Spadefoot Spea multiplicata

Date

August 12, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Plains Spadefoot Spea bombifrons

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

July 13, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Location approximate. Off Molt Road.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

August 16, 2011

Description

Don't have exact coordinates. Somewhere off FM749.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Genus Spea

Observer

eligarciapadilla

Date

April 22, 2009

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Plains Spadefoot Spea bombifrons

Observer

connor22

Date

September 13, 2014 10:44 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Mexican Spadefoot Spea multiplicata

Observer

ssprague

Date

August 30, 2014 11:09 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

eligarciapadilla

Date

November 7, 2013

Place

Oaxaca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mexican Spadefoot Spea multiplicata

Observer

toby

Date

August 22, 2014 10:46 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mexican Spadefoot Spea multiplicata

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

August 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mexican Spadefoot Spea multiplicata

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

August 3, 2014

Description

On the road at night.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

western spadefoot toads Genus Spea

Observer

skybluskyblue

Date

July 25, 2014

Description

many tadpoles in ditch --large golden colored in skin and darker "under skin", eyes seem close together --some of their tails are injured --removed from ditch, photo'd then released back in ditch

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Description from Wikipedia

Spea is a genus of North American amphibian commonly referred to as the western spadefoot toads. They differ greatly from true toads (those of the family Bufonidae) by having eyes with vertical pupils, no parotoid glands, and relatively smooth skin. Their most distinctive feature is a spade-like projection on their hind feet, from which their common name is derived. This projection enables spadefoot toads to dig in loose soils with ease.

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