plains spadefoot


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Noun1.plains spadefoot - this spadefoot toad lives in plains and hills and river bottoms in areas of low rainfall east of the Rocky Mountains
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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However, in 2014, a breeding population of Plains Spadefoot (Spea bombifrons) was confirmed in YNP (Fig.
Endoparasites of the Hurter's spadefoot, Scaphiopus hurterii and the Plains spadefoot, Spea bombifrons (Anura: Scaphiopodidae), from southern Oklahoma.
The plains spadefoot toad spawns offspring that grow up faster if dad is a different species called the Mexican spadefoot, says Karin Pfennig of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.