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Pseudepidalea latastii

Pseudepidalea latastii (formerly Bufo latastii; also known as the Ladakh toad) is a species of toad found in the north-western Himalayas of India and Pakistan, where it lives between 2,600 and 3,000 metres (8,500 and 9,800 ft).[1]

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Crown without bony ridges; snout short, blunt; interorbital space narrower than the upper eyelid; tympanum very distinct, half the diameter of the eye. First finger not extending beyond second; toes two-thirds webbed, with double subartieular tubercles; two moderate metatarsal tubercles; a tarsal fold. The tarsometatarsal articulation reaches the tympanum or the hinder border of the eye. Upper parts with irregular, depressed, distinctly porous warts; parotoids moderate, kidney-shaped; a parotoid-like gland on the calf. Olive above, spotted or marbled with blackish; a light vertebral band; beneath more or less spotted or marbled with blackish.[2]

Snout–vent length 50–62 millimetres (2.0–2.4 in).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Matthias Stöck, Muhammad Sharif Khan, Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Karthikeyan Vasudevan, S.P. Vijayakumar, Theodore Papenfuss, Steven Anderson & Sergius Kuzmin (2004). "Pseudepidalea latastii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ Boulenger, G. A. (1890) Fauna of British India. Reptilia and Batrachia.
  3. ^ M. S. Khan (2002). "Pseudepidalea latastii". AmphibiaWeb. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 


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Bufo latastii

The Baltistan toad, Bufo latastii, is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is found in India and Pakistan. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, intermittent rivers, freshwater marshes, arable land, and ponds. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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