Anaxyrus woodhousii

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Anaxyrus woodhousii

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Neobatrachia

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Neobatrachia

Familia: Bufonidae
Genus: Anaxyrus
Species: Anaxyrus woodhousii
Subspecies: A. w. australis – A. w. woodhousii

Name[edit]

Anaxyrus woodhousii (Girard, 1854)

Type locality: "San Francisco Mountain, New Mexico (i.e. Arizona)", USA.

Note[edit]

The recognition of Anaxyrus as a genus distinct from Bufo is highly controversial, and has not been accepted by many herpetologists working with this group. For a complete phylogeny of the species in this group and their relationships as a subgroup within Bufo, see Pauly et al. (2004).

Holotype: USNM 2531.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Girard, 1854, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 7: 86.
  • Pauly, G. B., D. M. Hillis, and D. C, Cannatella. (2004) The history of a Nearctic colonization: Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of the Nearctic toads (Bufo). Evolution 58: 2517–2535.
  • Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 363
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2008. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July, 2008). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Anaxyrus woodhousii . Accessed on 26 Mar 2008.
  • World Conservation Monitoring Centre IUCN: Anaxyrus woodhousii (Least Concern)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Woodhouse's Toad