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Couch's Spadefoot - Scaphiopus couchii

Baird, 1854
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Red-spotted Toad Scaphiopus couchii Couch's Spadefoot Scaphiopus couchii Couch's Spadefoot
Adult, near Loreto, Baja California Sur, emerged after a hurricane
© William Flaxington
Adult female, Pima County,
Arizona, U.S.A.
Adult male, Yuma County,
Arizona, U.S.A.
     
Habitat
  Red-spotted Toad habitat  
  Habitat, Baja California Sur
© William Flaxington
 
     
Short Video
 
Scaphiopus couchii Couch's Spadefoot Calling Male Video
 
  Male spadefoots call at night from a temporary rain pool in Arizona, U.S.A.


 

References:


Grismer, L. Lee. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortés. The University of California Press, 2002.

McPeak, Ron H. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California. Sea Challengers, 2000.

San Diego Natural History Museum







Baja California Reptiles & Amphibians

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