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Anaxyrus houstonensis (Houston Toad)

Synonyms: Bufo houstonensis

Wikipedia Abstract

The Houston toad (Bufo houstonensis) is an endangered species of amphibian that is endemic to Texas in the United States. This toad was discovered in the late 1940s and named in 1953. Official estimates are that just 3,000 – 4,000 adult Houston toads are left in the world.
View Wikipedia Record: Anaxyrus houstonensis

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Anaxyrus houstonensis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
47
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.55
EDGE Score: 3.79

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
East Central Texas forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Texas blackland prairies United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Western Gulf Coastal grasslands Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands  

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Dallas Zoo
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Houston Zoo, Inc.

Distribution

North America;

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Provided by Center for Biological Diversity via Myxer Author: David Cannatella, Texas Memorial Museum / UT Austin

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Citations

Species recognized by , , ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Images provided by Wikimedia Commons licensed under a Creative Commons License
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011
Audio software provided by SoundManager 2