Scaphiopus multiplicatus

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Noun1.Scaphiopus multiplicatus - this spadefoot toad lives in the southwestern United States
genus Scaphiopus, Scaphiopus - New World spadefoot toads
spadefoot, spadefoot toad - a burrowing toad of the northern hemisphere with a horny spade-like projection on each hind foot
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Developmental polymorphism in the tadpoles of the spadefoot toad Scaphiopus multiplicatus. Ph.D.
Under highly controlled conditions in the laboratory, larger sires produced young that were 18% and 19% heavier at 15- and 30-day postmetamorphosis, respectively, in Scaphiopus multiplicatus (Woodward 1986) (hereafter to be referred to as Spea multiplicata; see Wiens and Titus 1991), that had 12.25% greater survival to day 34 in Scaphiopus couchii (Woodward 1987), and that were 6% heavier as 23-25 d-old larvae in Pseudacris cru-cifer (Woodward et al.