Globally Near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Anaxyrus boreas
    • Bufo boreas
    • Bufo politus
  • English
    • Western Toad
  • Spanish
    • Sapo de Baja California
    • Sapo del oeste
    • Sapo occidental
  • French
    • crapaud de l'Ouest

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Recent observations

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Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

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gregpauly

Date

January 21, 2017 10:48 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

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scottryden

Date

January 20, 2017 06:20 AM PST

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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alex_bairstow

Date

January 19, 2017 06:29 PM PST

Description

Two males wrestling over a female.

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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alex_bairstow

Date

January 19, 2017 05:58 PM PST

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Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

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maierpa

Date

December 31, 2016

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Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

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maierpa

Date

March 12, 2016

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Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

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maierpa

Date

March 16, 2013

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Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

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maierpa

Date

March 16, 2013

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

cathee

Date

July 16, 2016

Description

Sorry, I got the date wrong last time. This is the true date. Guessing both times on the map. Just need to know what type it is, please.

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Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

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spencerorloff

Date

January 13, 2017 08:35 PM PST

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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dominic

Date

January 16, 2017 02:58 PM PST

Description

Lifted up a rock and found this huge guy underneath. Haven't seen an adult like this in a while.

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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audrey2

Date

January 15, 2017 11:04 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The western toad (Anaxyrus boreas) more commonly known as Bufo boreas (both names accurate) is a large toad species, between 5.6 and 13 cm long, of western North America. It has a white or cream dorsal stripe, and is dusky gray or greenish dorsally with skin glands concentrated within the dark blotches. Its parotoid glands are oval, widely separated, and larger than the upper eyelids. It has a mottled venter and horizontal pupils but lacks cranial crests.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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