Bufo cryptotympanicus

Bufo cryptotympanicus is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. Known commonly as the earless toad, it is found in southern China (Guangxi and Guangdong provinces) and northern Vietnam (on/near Mount Fansipan). Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Bufo cryptotympanicus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
B. cryptotympanicus
Binomial name
Bufo cryptotympanicus
Liu & Hu, 1962

The earless toad is about 68 mm (2.7 in) in length.[2]


  1. ^ a b Bain. R., Ohler; A., Lau; M.W.N. & Yuan, Z. (2004). "Bufo cryptotympanicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2004: e.T54622A11176315. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54622A11176315.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  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.