Bufo bufo

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Related to Bufo bufo: Bufo calamita, Bufo viridis
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Noun1.Bufo bufo - common toad of EuropeBufo bufo - common toad of Europe    
true toad - tailless amphibian similar to a frog but more terrestrial and having drier warty skin
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Lynne's warty little friend The binomial name for the Common Toad is Bufo bufo. The binomial system of naming species uses Latin words.
Our finding on stereotypic hunting behavior of cuttlefish is consistent with observations on the common toad, Bufo bufo. This toad responds to a moving insect or worm prey with a series of stereotyped responses, namely, orienting toward prey, stalking, binocular fixation, and snapping with its tongue (Ewert, 1974).
Mi welais froga bach ifanc (Bufo bufo; Toad) a gialipi wirion neu fadfall neu'r genau goeg, ac mi lwyddodd pawb ond fi i weld gwiber!
Evaluation of DNA damage in Chinese toad (Bufo bufo gargarizans) after in vivo exposure to sublethal concentrations of four herbicides using the Comet assay, Ecotoxicology, 17(4), 280-286.
In Europe, FV3 has been identified in several outbreaks of ranavirosis, characterized by mass deaths, notably in green frogs (Pelophylax sp.) in Denmark, Croatia, and the Netherlands (1,2); Rana temporaria and Bufo bufo in the United Kingdom (3,4); and Alytes obstetricans and Ichthyosaura alpestris in Spain (5).
En otros especimenes de este genero, el valor promedio de esta relacion es de 1:103 (rango: 1:63-1:430, para Bufo bufo y Pseudepidalea viridis, respectivamente, Gul & Tok et al.
Researchers found 96% of male Bufo bufo toads abandoned their natural instinct to protect spawn at breeding spots five days before the L'Aquilain earthquake in Italy last year.
For example, the common toad (Bufo bufo) arrives at all its breeding sites, mates and spawns around the full Moon.