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Yellow-bellied toad (Κιτρινομπομπίνα)

Bombina variegata

Description:

The yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata) belongs to the order Anura, the archaeobatrachial family Bombinatoridae, and the genus of fire-bellied toads. Bombina variegata is an amphibian closely bound to areas of water. Originally, the species typically lived along brooks and rivers. It settled there dependent on the flood dynamic of temporary and continuously shifting small bodies of water. In its replacement habitats in human civilization, it is still dependent on temporary small bodies of water on loamy ground, such as tractor trails, puddles, and small ditches. The pictured toad was spotted in a stream near Voulgareli village, Epirus region, Greece.



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Ήπειρος - Δυτική Μακεδονία, Greece

Lat: 39.38, Long: 21.17

Spotted on Aug 4, 2018
Submitted on Aug 11, 2018

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