Ailao toad

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The Ailao toad (Bufo ailaoanus) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to China. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and rivers. It was discovered in the Ailaoshan National Nature Reserve in Ailao Mountains, Yunnan. The toad was first described in 1984 and has not been seen since, as it is hard to find and thought to be rare.[1] It is a small toad, about 40 mm (1.6 in) in length.[2]

Ailao toad
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
B. ailaoanus
Binomial name
Bufo ailaoanus
Kou, 1984


  1. ^ a b IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2020). "Bufo ailaoanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T54566A63880925. Retrieved 12 July 2020.
  2. ^ Fei, L. (1999). Atlas of Amphibians of China (in Chinese). Zhengzhou: Henan Press of Science and Technology. p. 126. ISBN 7-5349-1835-9.