American Toad

Bufo Americanus

Class: amphibia
Order: anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
Species: B. americanus

  • very common to U.S.
  • found in forests, meadows and gardens
  • large and chubby - up to 4 1/2"
  • brown, brick red or olive
  • warts
  • male has darker throat
  • dewlap at throat expands for mating call
  • females lay eggs in strings

Source: fcps:edu/islandcreekes/ecology/american_land