Wild Florida Photo - Anaxyrus quercicus

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Anaxyrus quercicus

OAK TOAD

Synonym: Bufo quercicus

Florida native

 

The range of the oak toad extends along the southeastern coast from Louisiana to Virginia usually in pine forests with loose sandy soils.
Unlike most Bufo species, B. quercicus is active during the day and is the smallest toad in North America at up to 3.3 cm in length. Oak toads have a middorsal stripe that can be white, yellow, orange or beige.

 
Anaxyrus quercicus is a member of the Bufonidae - Bufonidés, Bufonids, Crapauds & Toads family.

Other species of the Anaxyrus genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Anaxyrus fowleri - FOWLER'S TOAD
  View  Anaxyrus terrestris - SOUTHERN TOAD



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