Bufo pageoti

Bufo pageoti, also known as Tonkin toad or Burma(n) toad (when referring to no-longer-recognized Bufo burmanus) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is found in southern China (Yunnan), north-east and western Myanmar, and northern Vietnam.[2] It is a medium-sized toad, with males measuring about 64 mm (2.5 in) and females about 67 mm (2.6 in) in length.[3]

Bufo pageoti
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
Species:
B. pageoti
Binomial name
Bufo pageoti
Bourret, 1937
Synonyms[2]
  • Bufo burmanus Andersson, 1939
  • Phrynoidis burmanus (Andersson, 1939)
  • Torrentophryne burmanus (Andersson, 1939)
  • Torrentophryne pageoti (Bourret, 1937)

Bufo pageoti occurs in forested mountain areas, probably also in the surrounding farmland, at elevations of 1,900–2,500 m (6,200–8,200 ft) above sea level. It breeds in streams. It is a rare species threatened by habitat loss caused agricultural expansion. It occurs in some protected areas, including the Gaoligongshan National Nature Reserve in Yunnan.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b van Dijk, P.P.; Wogan, G.; Ohler, A.; Lu Shunqing & Yang Datong (2004). "Bufo pageoti". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2004: e.T54722A11193472. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54722A11193472.en. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2020). "Bufo pageoti Bourret, 1937". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  3. ^ Fei, L. (1999). Atlas of Amphibians of China (in Chinese). Zhengzhou: Henan Press of Science and Technology. p. 126. ISBN 7-5349-1835-9.