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Anaxyrus nelsoni (Amargosa Toad)

Synonyms: Bufo boreas nelsoni; Bufo halophilus nelsoni; Bufo nelsoni

Wikipedia Abstract

The Amargosa toad (Anaxyrus nelsoni), previously known as Bufo nelsoni, is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It was at one time considered to be a subspecies of the Western toad. It is threatened by habitat loss and is classified by the IUCN as being "endangered".
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Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Anaxyrus nelsoni

EDGE Analysis

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


Litters / Year [1]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Mojave desert United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands


Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)[2]

Range Map

North America;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
2Anurans as prey: an exploratory analysis and size relationships between predators and their prey, L. F. Toledo, R. S. Ribeiro & C. F. B. Haddad, Journal of Zoology 271 (2007) 170–177
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access