Amargosa toad

species of amphibian

The Amargosa toad (Bufo nelsoni) is a species of toad. They belong to the family Bufonidae. They were once considered a subspecies of the Western toad.

Amargosa toad
Anaxyrus nelsoni.jpg
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B. nelsoni
Binomial name
Bufi nelsoni
Stejneger, 1893
Synonyms

Bufo boreas ssp. nelsoni Stejneger, 1893
Anaxyrus nelsoni

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hammerson, G. (2004). Bufo nelsoni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.
  • Pauly, G. B., D. M. Hillis, and D. C. Cannatella. (2004) The history of a Nearctic colonization: Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of the Nearctic toads (Bufo). Evolution 58: 2517–2535.

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