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Southwestern Toad

Anaxyrus microscaphus (Cope 1867)

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Anaxyrus microscaphus (Southwestern Toad) is a species of amphibians in the family toads. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are found in The Nearctic. They are nocturnal. Individuals can grow to 77 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of southwestern toad. View this species on GBIF