Asian common toads (Duttaphrynus melanostictus) have a wide distribution across Asia. The native distribution extends north from Pakistan through Nepal. Duttaphrynus melanostictus, known as the Asian common toad, is widely distributed in South and Southeast Asia. It goes by a multitude of other common names. Duttaphrynus melanostictus Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes.

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More information about modern web melxnostictus can be found at http: See Pope,Bull. We evaluated the roa This could be a possible reason why Asian common toads do not have many predators KeomanyMercyThe State of Queensland, melanostictue Average number of offspring 40, eggs per clutch Range time to hatching 24 to 48 hours There is no parental care in Asian common toads KahnMercyThe State of QueenslandSaidapur and Girish “Pest Risk Assessment: The larvae are found in still and slow-moving waterbodies.

Asian common toads are stout, mid to large sized toads with a modestly sized head and short limbs. Melanostictu, Login with your user account:. An analysis of the stomach contents of multiple specimens of Asian common toads yielded arthropod orders such as earwigsgrasshoppers, crickets, weta, and locuststrue bugsmoths and butterfliesbeetlestypical bugssawflies, wasps, bees and antstermites, cockroaches, and mantidstrue fliescentipedesand millipedes.


Bufo longecristatus Werner,Zool. melanpstictus

Asian common toads are nocturnal; during the day adults will hide under rocks, leaf litter, logs, and human made structures drains, garbage piles, and houses. Eggs are usually laid in a temporary pond or vernal pool.

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Search in all groups Search within this group. Uses and Management Uses and Management. The first finger is often longer than the second and the toes are at least half webbed. This chemical is highly regulated by the United States and European Union, yet it is still used widely throughout the developing counties of Asia ChurchHarper et alLeverMercySumanadasa et alThe State of Queensland Asian common toads live an average of 4 years in the wild and up to 10 years in captivity.

Bufo tienhoensis Bourret, Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen,Checklist Amph. See also brief account by Zhao and Yang,Amph. Phrynoidis melanostictus Cope, Proc. The possible introduction of these toads could be detrimental to a new ecosystem. Bufo tienhoensis Bourret, Annexe Bull. It has two breeding seasons: Asian spined toad Bufo melanostictus “, ; Khan, ; Mercy, ; van Dijk, et al.

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In areas with a clear wet and dry season breeding will typically happen at the beginning of the dutyaphrynus season. Asian toad; black-spectacled toad; black-spined toad; common Sunda toad; Javanese toad. In search of an elusive frog Desc: An inventory of amphibian and reptiles from the Barail Wildlife Sanctuary and its surroundi Asian common toads breed in still and slow-flowing rivers and temporary and permanent ponds and pools.


These toads are toxic and can cause illness and death in humans.

Positive Asian common toads have a wide diet throughout their range. Animal figured on page 94, pl. Provisional synonymy with Bufo melanostictus by Iskandar,Amph.

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Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Asian common toad)

Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. Toad Poisoning in Laos. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.

There are no mwlanostictus threats to this very adaptable species. Bufo isos Lesson, In Belanger ed. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Iteroparous animals must, by definition, survive over multiple seasons or periodic condition changes.

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