Varaldi’s spadefoot toad (Pelobates varaldii)

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Varaldi’s spadefoot toad fact file

Varaldi’s spadefoot toad description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyPelobatidae
GenusPelobates (1)

ARKive is working with IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, to source images of the world's threatened amphibian species. Together with Conservation International and NatureServe, IUCN has led a comprehensive assessment of the conservation status for the world's known species of frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians. To date, the project has involved the input of more than 600 herpetologists from around the world.

IUCN Red List category, and details of range, ecology, threats and conservation information for every known amphibian species, can be found on the IUCN Red List website.

View information on this species at the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

French
Pélobate De Varaldi, Pélobate Marocain.
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Varaldi’s spadefoot toad status

The Varaldi’s spadefoot toad is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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View information on this species at the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
For more information on the assessment of the conservation status of the world's amphibians, please see the amphibian portal on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species at www.iucnredlist.org/amphibians
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (May, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Varaldi's spadefoot toad on sand  
Varaldi's spadefoot toad on sand

© Philip de Pous

Philip de Pous
Oude Molstraat 2E
2513 BB
Den Haag
Netherlands
flipdepous@hotmail.com

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