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Scaphiopus couchii
Scaphiopus couchii
Couch's Spadefoot
Photographer: William Flaxington

ID: 0000 0000 0804 0291 (2004-08-16)

Copyright © 2004 William Flaxington

  • date of photo  Aug 13, 2004
  • latitude 32.96659   longitude -114.47927   max error distance 29527 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Colorado River lowlands (Imperial County, California, US)
  • family Scaphiopodidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  Sonoran Creosote Bush Scrub (wash)
  • notes   Over half-dozen spadefoots seen and heard calling from large, temporary pool in wash. Individuals called from water and when disturbed swifty submerged and surfaced many yards away. Thunderstorm producing much lighting, hail, and rain, moved overhead and into the surrounding desert. While photographing spadefoots in the evening, a flashflood swepted down the wash filling the pool with a continous stream. Observed from 7:16-8:00 p.m.
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Couch's Spadefoot, Couch's Spadefoot Toad (AW ) Couch's Spadefoot (photographer)
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