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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

shelbyfrizzell

Date

April 12, 2015 06:37 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

vhl

Date

May 13, 2013

Description

El primer registro para esta especie en Nayarit.

Referencia: Luja, V. H., I. T. Ahumada-Carrillo, P. Ponce-Campos and Elsa Figueroa-Esquivel. 2014. Checklist of amphibians of Nayarit, western Mexico. Check List 10(6): 1336–1341.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

thomasmcdaniel

Date

March 17, 2015 11:00 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Plains Spadefoot Spea bombifrons

Observer

ig1035

Date

March 17, 2015 11:41 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

aantonio22

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

Encontrada sobre un sendero rural al comenzar a llover, se le tomaron fotos y se liberó

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Spadefoot Toad Spea hammondii

Observer

npollock66

Date

April 23, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tadpole

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Spadefoot Toad Spea hammondii

Observer

npollock66

Date

April 8, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Spadefoot Spea hammondii

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

December 24, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

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

What

Mexican Spadefoot Spea multiplicata

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

August 16, 2011

Description

Don't have exact coordinates. Somewhere off FM749.

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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.

No range data available.