|Habitat range of B. americanus|
The American toad (Bufo americanus) is a species of toad. They live in eastern United States and Canada. There are three subspecies: the eastern American toad, the dwarf American toad, and the rare Hudson Bay toad.
Subspecies[change | change source]
Eastern American toad[change | change source]
Dwarf American toad[change | change source]
The dwarf American toad (A. a. charlesmithi) is smaller than the eastern American toad. Its size is 6 cm (2 1⁄4 in).
Hudson Bay toad[change | change source]
Gallery[change | change source]
Side view of camouflaged eastern American toad
References[change | change source]
- Frost, DR, et al. (2006) The amphibian tree of life. Bulletin of the AMNH ; no. 297
- American toad (Bufo americanus) Archived June 18, 2009, at the Wayback Machine, Natural Resources Canada
- Conant, Roger (1975). A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-395-19979-4.
- "American toad". Frog Toad Newt and Salamander Species of Canada. amphibians.ca. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to American toad.|
|Wikispecies has information on: American toad.|
- B. americanus at the United States Geological Survey site
- B. americanus at the USDA's Integrated Taxonomic Information System
- Animal Diversity Web: Bufo americanus
- Photograph and audio recording of male American toad