Animalia > Chordata > Amphibia > Anura > Bufonidae > Incilius > Incilius cavifrons

Incilius cavifrons (Mountain Toad)

Synonyms: Bufo cavifrons

Wikipedia Abstract

The mountain toad (Incilius cavifrons) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to the Sierra de los Tuxtlas region in southern Veracruz state, Mexico. Its natural habitats are tropical pine-oak forests. It breeds in streams. This naturally rare species is threatened by habitat loss caused by agricultural activities, wood extraction, and infrastructure development.
View Wikipedia Record: Incilius cavifrons

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Incilius cavifrons


Litters / Year [1]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Sierra de los Tuxtlas Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve   Honduras      

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Los Tuxtlas Mexico      

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Burger's Zoo

Range Map


External References



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.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License