Duttaphrynus melanostictus

species of Amphibia

The Common Indian Toad or Common Asiatic/Asian Toad or Black-spined Toad (Duttaphrynus bufo melanostictus) is a species of toad that is common in South Asia. The species grows to almost 20 cm long. The species breeds during the monsoons and the tadpoles are black. Young toads may be seen in large numbers after the monsoons.