Gallery description : spadefoot toad

Spadefoot Toad is a amphibian that lives in marshland prairies and open floodplains. It has a permeable scales covering and is able to run up to 17km/h (10mph). Spadefoot Toad which methodical name is mesobatrachia usually is 7.5-10cm (2.9-3.9in) and has a weight 50-100g (1.7-3.5oz). The animal lives 4-8 years in a solitary lifestyle. Favourite food: fly, ants, spiders

Facts about spadefoot toads
NameSpadefoot Toad
ClassAmphibia
Size7.5-10cm (2.9-3.9in)
TypeAmphibian
Weight50-100g (1.7-3.5oz)
FamilyPelobatidae
Skin TypePermeable scales
Top Speed17km/h (10mph)
OrderMesobatrachia
GenusPelobates
Conservation StatusLeast concern
HabitatMarshland prairies and open floodplains
PredatorsBirds, fish, snakes
LifestyleSolitary
Scientific NameMesobatrachia
Main PreyFly, ants, spiders
KingdomAnimalia
Life Span4-8 years
ColourBrown, tan, grey
DietOmnivore
PhylumChordata
Average Litter Size250
Image Details
Description Spadefoot toad. Great Basin Spadefoot Toad
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Heigh 2736 pixels
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