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Gulf Coast Toad

Incilius valliceps




East Texas Pineywoods


Teeny tiny toad in the palm of my hand.

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mredria 9 years ago

looks most like a gulf coast toad to me

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 9 years ago

I'm not seeing a dorsal line running from the back of the head down the middle of the back towards the tail, so I'd be a bit leery of calling it a gulf coast toad. I'd look for patterns (such as the aforementioned line) rather than color, which can vary a lot within a species. It might just be an American toad and we're making this too hard...grin. Perhaps there is someone else that knows more about amphibs that can help.

jess.blank 9 years ago

I'm thinking maybe a gulf coast toad?

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 9 years ago

The following webpage may be of use: . Take a look at let us know if any of these might be the creature you're holding. Keep in mind that what you have may be a young and smaller version.

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Sep 1, 2008
Submitted on Jun 8, 2011

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