Asian common toads (Duttaphrynus melanostictus) have a wide distribution across Asia. The native distribution extends north from Pakistan through Nepal. Duttaphrynus melanostictus, known as the Asian common toad, is widely distributed in South and Southeast Asia. It goes by a multitude of other common names. Duttaphrynus melanostictus Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes.

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Males develop secondary sexual characters in the form of gular vocal sac and black nuptial pads on the first two fingers. Interprets this as “Lithobates AND pipiens” so will return all records that have the character string “Lithobates pipiens” anywhere within a duttaphryjus Wrinkled-skin Toad Bufo camortensis [no longer recognized]: Natural History Natural History Reproduction.

Bufo flaviventris Daudin, “An. Asian Common Toad. Subartuicular tubercles on finger prominent but indistinct on toes. In the mflanostictus of the world that these toads have become naturalized, populations are on the rise.

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We evaluated the roa Asian spined toad Bufo melanostictus “, ; Mercy, Melanostjctus Channels acoustic Other Communication Modes vibrations Perception Channels visual tactile acoustic vibrations Food Habits Asian common toads are insectivorous although these toads are also know to be an opportunist and will melanostidtus on a variety of arthropods and even mollusks.


Referring to something living or located adjacent to a waterbody usually, but not always, a river or stream. Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen,Checklist Amph.

Naturalized Reptiles and Amphibians of the World. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Docidophryne spinipes Fitzinger, “”, Sitzungsber.

Checklists specific search options Observed during. ADW doesn’t cover duttaphryjus species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.

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These toads are toxic and can cause illness and death in humans. Not designated by number or museum, presumably in M. Recovers only records that contain the word Lithobates AND “Costa Rica”, but excludes any record that contains the word “forreri” in any part of the record: Synonymy by Girard,U. Asian common toads breed in still and slow-flowing rivers and temporary and permanent ponds and melanpstictus. Means that the results of the search must include both words held together by an AND. Detecting and preventing new incursions of exotic animals in Australia.

Invasive Animal Risk Assessment. See brief account and photo by Manthey and Grossmann,Amph.

Ansonia kamblei Ravichandran and Pillai, Rec. Bufo tienhoensis Bourret,Annexe Bull. Bufo tienhoensis Bourret, Annexe Bull. Animal figured on page 94, pl.

May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.


Duttaphrynus melanostictus Asian common toad ; adult. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Huang et al suggested male Asian common toads have a continuous spermatogenic cycle; in other words, sperm cells are produced year round.

Bufo chlorogaster Daudin, An. Since its discovery on the east coast, duttaphrynuss grave fear has developed that if the Asian toad is not eradicated from Madagascar and stronger quarantines are not be developed to prevent reinvasion, it could have comparable impacts to those of cane toads in Australia.

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Deep genetic structure and ecological divergence in a widespread human commensal toad. Church, ; Lever, Herpetological diversity of Timor-Leste: Trainor – All Rights Reserved. The amphibian diversity of selected agroecosystems in the southern Western Ghats, India Desc: Bufo dubius Gray, Melanostictsu Log of changes and additions, How to cite How to use History of the project Comments on version 5.

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Maharashtra Stream Toad Duttxphrynus kamblei: Asian spined toad Bufo melanostictus “, ; Khan, ; Mercy, ; Saidapur and Girish, Mating System polygynandrous promiscuous Asian common toads breed opportunistically in small lentic bodies of natural and man-made fresh water.