Globally Endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Anaxyrus californicus
    • Bufo californicus
    • Bufo cognatus californicus
    • Bufo microscaphus californicus
  • English
    • Arroyo Toad
    • Arroyo Southwestern Toad
  • Spanish
    • sapo del sur de California
    • Sapo de arroyo

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

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jorgehvaldez

Date

April 25, 2016

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

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jorgehvaldez

Date

April 25, 2016

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

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dale_hameister

Date

April 12, 2016

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Description

Arroyo Toad (Anaxyrus californicus)

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

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maxlikestoherp

Date

September 9, 2015

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Description

Toad found in shallow sandy creek.

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

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jonathanpiazza91

Date

May 18, 2015 08:05 PM PDT

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

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dpalmeri

Date

April 25, 2010

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Description

Arroyo Toad observed on sandy trail upland from creek at 21:05. chaparral

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

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dpalmeri

Date

April 25, 2010

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Description

Arroyo Toad observed on sandy trail upland from creek at 21:02. chaparral

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

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dpalmeri

Date

April 25, 2010

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Description

Arroyo Toad observed on sandy trail upland from creek at 20:52. chaparral

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

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dpalmeri

Date

April 25, 2010

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Description

Arroyo Toad observed upland from creek on a sandy trial at 20:50. chaparral

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

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dpalmeri

Date

April 25, 2010

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Description

Arroyo Toad observed upland from creek on sandy trail at 20:48. chaparral

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

April 25, 2010

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Description

Adult male observed vocalizing in stream at 20:39. chaparral-oak woodland riparian

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

April 25, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Adult male vocalizing in stream at 20:01. chaparral-oak woodland riparian

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Description from Wikipedia

The arroyo toad (Anaxyrus californicus) (syn. Bufo californicus), is a stocky, blunt-nosed, warty-skinned species of toad, between 5 and 7.5 cm long. It has horizontal pupils, and is greenish, grey or salmon on the dorsum with a light-colored stripe across the head and eyelids. It has light sacral and mid-dorsal patches, large, oval and widely-separated parotoid glands, and weak or absent cranial crests.

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    Endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    Imperiled (G2G3) (Source: NatureServe)
    Imperiled. Small range in southern California and northwestern Baja California; large decline; continuing threats from habitat degradation and exotic species; small populations; small number of viable populations.
Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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