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

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

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Recent observations

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What

Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 26, 2015 01:31 AM PDT

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

finatic

Date

April 26, 2015 01:33 AM PDT

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Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Square

What

Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

mstepek

Date

April 16, 2015 09:42 PM PDT

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

mstepek

Date

April 15, 2015 10:40 PM PDT

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

mstepek

Date

April 15, 2015 08:43 PM PDT

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

mstepek

Date

April 15, 2015 09:30 PM PDT

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

mstepek

Date

April 15, 2015 09:41 PM PDT

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

mstepek

Date

April 15, 2015 08:46 PM PDT

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

mstepek

Date

April 15, 2015 08:12 PM PDT

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Square

What

sapo de arroyo Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

ingylwyzky

Date

July 8, 2014

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Square

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Arroyo Toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

jorgehvaldez

Date

February 27, 2015

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Square

What

arroyo toad Anaxyrus californicus

Observer

naturehound

Date

September 30, 2014

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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.