Contact | Blog | Project Noah Facebook | Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

American toad

Anaxyrus americanus

Description:

~2.5 inch SVL male that was very colorful with many shades of brown and orange.He was atypical in that he had multiple warts (3) in the dark spots on his body. His call was typical for an American toad. The shape of the parotoid glands and the spur where the cranial crests meet the parotoids were also typical for American toad.

Habitat:

Very rural area in open area of woods where a house sits. He was found calling from a mud puddle in the driveway after a rain storm.


Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

3 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 3 years ago

Thank you Pradeep and Inês! They are always so photogenic. :-)

InêsVeloso
InêsVeloso 3 years ago

really amazing pictures :)

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 3 years ago

Nice series. .

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.74, Long: -82.90

Spotted on Jun 5, 2016
Submitted on Jun 6, 2016

Related Spottings

Fowler's Toad Fowlers toad American Toad American toad

Nearby Spottings

Spicebush Swallowtail Goldenrod Fall Phlox; Garden phlox Dark-spotted Palthis Moth

Reference