Bufo americanus

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Noun1.Bufo americanus - common toad of AmericaBufo americanus - common toad of America    
true toad - tailless amphibian similar to a frog but more terrestrial and having drier warty skin
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Encounters between bombardier beetles and two species of toads (Bufo americanus, B.
Barred Owl (Strix varia), Eastern Screech-owl (Megascops asio), and a mix of nocturnal noises [American Toads (Bufo americanus), Common Nighthawk (Chtrrdeiles minor), and a train horn].
Brockelman WY (1969) An analysis of density effects and predation in Bufo americanus tadpoles.
Small fish and woodland amphibians including wood frogs (Rana sylvatica) and American toads (Bufo americanus) were present there.
In the case of Bufo americanus, different moisture conditions of the ground control the animals' temperature (dry ground results in lower body temperatures than wet ground) (Tracy et al.
To investigate long-term exposure of amphibians to low pesticide concentrations, we exposed four local species of frogs, spring peepers (Pseudacris crucifer), American toads (Bufo americanus), green frogs (Rana clamitans), and wood frogs (Rana sylvatica), at early (Gosner stages 25-27; Gosner 1960) and late (stages 29-36) developmental stages to low concentrations of atrazine (3, 30, or 100 ppb).
Bufo americanus americanus Holbrook, 1836, Eastern American Toad (I, II, III, IV)
Encounters Between Bombardier Beetles and Two Species of Toads (Bufo americanus, Bufo marinus): Speed of Spray Capture Does not Determine Success.
Bufo americanus tadpoles spend the night in the deeper and warmer areas of the pond and begin migrating to the shallow areas when light intensity increases and warms the water (Beiswenger 1977).