Scaphiopus


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Noun1.Scaphiopus - New World spadefoot toadsScaphiopus - New World spadefoot toads    
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
family Pelobatidae, Pelobatidae - the amphibian family of spadefoot toads
Scaphiopus hammondii, western spadefoot - this spadefoot toad live in California
Scaphiopus multiplicatus, southern spadefoot - this spadefoot toad lives in the southwestern United States
plains spadefoot, Scaphiopus bombifrons - this spadefoot toad lives in plains and hills and river bottoms in areas of low rainfall east of the Rocky Mountains
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Postembryonic ontogeny of the spadefoot toad, Scaphiopus intermontanus (Anura: Pelobatidae): External morphology.
The frog diversity observed during the course of this study includes the first record of the Eastern Spadefoot, Scaphiopus holbrookii, in St.
Adaptive plasticity in amphibian metamorphosis: response of Scaphiopus hammondii tadpoles to habitat desiccation.
Rubin returned to the site the same evening, along with another student, Phil Evers, and found a single spadefoot toad, Scaphiopus holbrookii, in the flooded meadow.
The pool is a site that is used for breeding by three species of amphibians; Ambystoma maculatum, Ambystoma opacum, and Scaphiopus holbrookii.
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These sites have produced 4261 amphibian captures of six different species: one salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) and five frogs (Rana sylvatiea, Ranapipiens, Bufo cognatus, Pseudacris maculata, and Scaphiopus bombifrons).
The two missing species were Gastrophryne carolinensis and Scaphiopus holbrookii, each recognized as being secretive, burrowing anurans that favor habitats with sandy, gravelly, or other loose soils (Conant and Collins, 1998).
Effects of density and predation on Scaphiopus couchii tadpoles in desert ponds.
Endoparasites of the Hurter's spadefoot, Scaphiopus hurterii and the Plains spadefoot, Spea bombifrons (Anura: Scaphiopodidae), from southern Oklahoma.
The Eastern Spadefoot, Scaphiopus holbrookii, an anuran that ranges widely across eastern North America, exhibits latitudinal variation in breeding activity.
Previous field work found that amphibian species that use the pond for breeding include Ambystoma maculatum, Ambystoma opacum, and Scaphiopus holbrookii.