Bufo marinus


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Noun1.Bufo marinus - largest known toad speciesBufo marinus - largest known toad species; native to Central America; valuable destroyer of insect pests
true toad - tailless amphibian similar to a frog but more terrestrial and having drier warty skin
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Ranaviral disease in frogs causes mortality rates of nearly 100% in Bufo marinus (cane toad) tadpoles and 40% in Lithobates catesbeianus (North American bullfrog) metamorphs (Daszak et al.
General ecology of the cane toad, Bufo marinus, and examination of direct effects on native frog choruses at heathlands, Cape York Peninsula.
Tal es el caso de Milvago chimachima, un gavilan que se observa con mucha frecuencia y se ve claramente durante su vuelo de busqueda de presas emitiendo silbidos de alta intensidad (35); lo mismo sucede con Campephilus melanoleucos, pajaro carpintero, de gran tamano, de color negro con lineas blancas y copete rojo que llama mucho la atencion por su canto caracteristico y su forma peculiar de buscar alimento taladrando con su fuerte pico en el tronco de los arboles (6); por ultimo esta el caso de Bufo marinus, un sapo de gran tamano, que se infla como una pelota cuando es atacado por sus enemigos y que puede aparecer en pleno dia, cercano a cuerpos de agua.
2009) found that newly laid Bufo marinus (Marine Toad) eggs contained high levels of bufadienolide (toxin), whereas midstage tadpoles had lower levels and that all stages beyond the egg decreased in toxin diversity.
Bufo marinus es una especie de sapo muy comun que tiene una distribucion natural amplia, desde el extremo Sur de Texas (EE.
But Western Australia's Department of Environment and Conservation isn't so sure that euthanizing Bufo marinus with carbon dioxide is the kindest way to go, and says further tests are needed.
petiti infecting Bufo marinus in Brazil (Lainson & Paperna 1995), the oocysts in the viscera were 19-22 x 12-14, with sporozoites numbers ranging from 12 to 30 and 7,0-9,0 x 1,0-1,4 in size.
Effects of hypervolemia and hypovolemia on cardiac and posterior lymph heart function in the toad Bufo marinus.
In South American Rhabdias fuelleborni was found in Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay in the following hosts: Bufo marinus, B.
Bufo marinus intoxication in dogs: 94 cases (1997-1998).
In a study by Komak and Crossland (28) on association of mosquito fish and Limnodynastes omatus (native frog) and Bufo marinus (non-native frog) it was stated that introduction of mosquito fish, Gambusia affinis holbrooki as a predator of eggs, hatchling and tadpoles affects both the native and non-native anurans thereby affecting the natural control of mosquito larvae.