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Colorado River Toad Sonoran Desert Toad

Incilius alvarius (Girard 1859)

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Incilius alvarius (Colorado River Toad Sonoran Desert Toad) is a species of amphibians in the family toads. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. They are nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 190 mm. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious. They rely on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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