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Western Spadefoot - Spea hammondii

(Baird, 1859 “1857”)
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Western Spadefoots from North of Baja California
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Adult, San Joaquin County Adult, San Joaquin County Adult, San Joaquin County
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Adult male calling, San Diego County
© Chris Gruenwald
Adults in amplexus, San Diego County
© Kyle McCann
Tadpole, Riverside County
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Spade on rear foot Calling adult male in February, Sacramento County © Jon Hirt Recently metamorphosed juvenile with tail, Kings County  © Patrick Briggs
     
Tadpoles
  Western Spadefoot  
  Tadpoles in rain pool, Mesa de San Carlos, Baja California
© James R. Buskirk
 
     
Habitat in Baja California
  Red-spotted Toad habitat  
 

Mesa de San Carlos, Baja California
© James R. Buskirk

 
     

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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