southwestern toad

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Related to southwestern toad: Bufo microscaphus, spadefoot toad, Arizona Toad
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Noun1.southwestern toad - a uniformly warty stocky toad of washes and streams of semiarid southwestern United States
true toad - tailless amphibian similar to a frog but more terrestrial and having drier warty skin
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Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; determination of endangered status for the arroyo southwestern toad; final rule.
It is also home to 14 threatened and endangered animal species including San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus wootori), arroyo southwestern toad (Bufo californicus microscaphus), steelhead salmon (Oncorhynchus mykiss), tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberry), Stephens' kangaroo rat (Dipodomys stephensi), Pacific pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus), and seven species of birds.
Critical Habitat for Arroyo Southwestern Toad (Bufo microscaphus californicus) Approximately 478,400 acres (193,600 hectares) fall within the boundaries of a critical habitat designation proposed on June 8 for an endangered amphibian, the arroyo southwestern toad.

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