Bufo viridis


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Noun1.Bufo viridis - Eurasian toad with variable chiefly green coloring
true toad - tailless amphibian similar to a frog but more terrestrial and having drier warty skin
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Target species : Bombina bombina Bufo calamita Bufo viridis Dytiscus latissimus Epidalea calamita Graphoderus bilineatus Hyla arborea Lacerta agilis Leucorrhinia albifrons Leucorrhinia pectoralis Pelobates fuscus Rana dalmatina Triturus cristatus
The different degrees of genetic divergence found within Bufo viridis complex and the occurrence of three bisexually reproducing ploidy levels (2n=22, 2n=33 and 2n=44) makes these green toad a uniquely interesting vertebrate group and led various authors to propose new taxonomic arrangement (Odierna et al.