Data about <i>Anaxyrus americanus</i>

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Physical Description

Data about <i>Anaxyrus americanus</i>
Body mass
Additional detail 21.6 g AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Weight
Additional detail 21.77 g adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Anaxyrus americanus</i>
Habitat
Additional detail freshwater habitat
  • Freshwater habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a body of water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (<0.5 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002037
IUCN  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail coastal plain
  • Coastal plain
    An area of flat, low-lying land adjacent to a seacoast and separated from the interior by other features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000090
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail forest
  • Forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail forest biome
  • Forest biome
    A forest biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, densely packed vegetation which strongly limits light penetration to the forest floor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000174
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail prairie
  • Prairie
    An area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. Dominated by tall grasses (contrast steppe).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000260
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail soil
  • Soil
    Any material within 2 m from the Earth's surface that is in contact with the atmosphere, with the exclusion of living organisms, areas with continuous ice not covered by other material, and water bodies deeper than 2 m.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00001998
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail subterrestrial habitat
  • Subterrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is below the surface of the earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000572
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail water body Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail wetland
  • Wetland
    An area that is inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000043
Environments - EOL project  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail Arthropods GloBI  
Additional detail Eagles GloBI  
Additional detail Garter Snakes GloBI  
Additional detail Giant Water Bugs GloBI  
Additional detail Herons GloBI  
Additional detail Insects GloBI  
Additional detail North American Hog-nosed Snakes GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Raccoon GloBI  
Additional detail Predaceous Diving Beetles GloBI  
Additional detail Segmented Worms GloBI  
  • Hosts
    provides some resource to a symbiont, either commensal, parasitic or mutualistic
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/hosts
Hosts
Additional detail American Toad GloBI  
Additional detail American Toad GloBI  
Feeds on
Additional detail Arthropods GloBI  
Additional detail Insects GloBI  
Additional detail Segmented Worms GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail American Toad GloBI  
Additional detail American Toad GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Raccoon GloBI  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Eagles GloBI  
Additional detail Garter Snakes GloBI  
Additional detail Giant Water Bugs GloBI  
Additional detail Herons GloBI  
Additional detail North American Hog-nosed Snakes GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Raccoon GloBI  
Additional detail Predaceous Diving Beetles GloBI  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Anaxyrus americanus</i>
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 6,000 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Inter-birth interval
Additional detail 1.0 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Total life span max
Additional detail 36 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 2.49 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 2.49 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 8 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Anaxyrus americanus</i>
  • First Appearance (Older Bound)
    The older bound for the first appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/paleo_firstapp_ea
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 2.59 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
  • First Appearance (Younger Bound)
    The younger bound for the first appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/paleo_firstapp_la
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0.3 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
  • Last Appearance (Older Bound)
    The older bound for the last appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/paleo_lastapp_ea
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.13 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
  • Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
    The younger bound for the last appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/paleo_lastapp_la
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Physiology and Cell Biology

Data about <i>Anaxyrus americanus</i>
  • Basal metabolic rate
    Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the amount of energy expended daily by humans and other animals at rest. Rest is defined as existing in a neutrally temperate environment while in the post-absorptive state.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/SNOMEDCT/165109007
Basal metabolic rate
Additional detail 0.00829 Watts AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Body temperature
    The degree of heat in the body of a living organism, temperature is measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in a sample of matter, expressed in terms of units or degrees designated on a standard scale.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/CSP/2871-4249
Body temperature
Additional detail 14.85 degrees Celsius AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Anaxyrus americanus</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Anaxyrus americanus</i>
Conservation status
Additional detail least concern
  • Least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  

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