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Anaxyrus californicus
Anaxyrus californicus
Arroyo Toad
Photographer: William Flaxington

ID: 0000 0000 0403 0046 (2003-04-03)

Copyright © 2006 William Flaxington

  • date of photo  Mar 12, 2003
  • latitude 34.32209   longitude -118.06519   max error distance 39241 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks Max error includes extent of Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles County.
  • location   Angeles National Forest, elevation 1036 m (3400 ft.) (Los Angeles County, California, US)
  • family Bufonidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  Chaparral Shrub
  • notes   Small, brownish, rough, warty toad. Little to no pale dorsal stripe, snout blunt, oval parotoid glands, and pale tubercles on rear feet. Below whitish. About SVL 58 mm (2ΒΌ in.). At night exploring isolated streams and intently listening for calls revealed no toads. However, later, investigation of what appeared as a crushed snake on the nearby roadway sadly revealed a crushed Bufo californicus. Following this event, exploration of the road revealed a living specimen. Warm, rainless night.
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Arroyo Toad, Arroyo Southwestern Toad (AW ) Arroyo Toad (photographer)
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