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Balearic green toad
The Balearic green toad (Bufo balearicus Stöck et al., 2008), is a toad belonging to the true toad family Bufonidae.
In spite of the name, this species is native to Italy (where it is present on all territories except for the extreme north-east and south-west) and Corsica. It was introduced to the Balearic Islands in historical times, but it is now endangered there.
- Stöck, M.; Sicilia, A., Belfiore, N., Buckley, D., Lo Brutto, S., Lo Valvo, M., and Arculeo, M (2008). "Post-Messinian evolutionary relationships across the Sicilian channel: Mitochondrial and nuclear markers link a new green toad from Sicily to African relatives". BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 56–74.
- Hemmer, Helmut; Kadel, Beate; Kadel, Karl (1981). "The Balearic toad (Bufo viridis balearicus (BOETTGER, 1881)), human bronze age culture, and Mediterranean biogeography". Amphibia-Reptilia 2 (3): 217–230. doi:10.1163/156853881X00041.