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Anaxyrus canorus (Yosemite Toad)

Synonyms: Bufo canorus

Wikipedia Abstract

The Yosemite toad (Anaxyrus canorus, formerly Bufo canorus) is a species of true toad in the family Bufonidae. Endemic to the Sierra Nevada of California, the species ranges from the Alpine County to Fresno County. Yosemite toads show an elevational range of 1,950–3,445 m (6,398–11,302 ft) asl.
View Wikipedia Record: Anaxyrus canorus

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Anaxyrus canorus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
47
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.55
EDGE Score: 3.79

Attributes

Gestation [2]  11 days
Hibernates [1]  Yes
Litter Size [2]  1,750
Litters / Year [3]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  15 years
Snout to Vent Length [3]  2.717 inches (6.9 cm)
Water Biome [1]  Rivers and Streams, Temporary Pools
Diet [1]  Carnivore
Female Maturity [2]  5 years
Male Maturity [2]  4 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Sierra Nevada forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Ansel Adams Wilderness Area   California, United States  
John Muir Wilderness Area   California, United States      
Sequoia and Kings Canyon Biosphere Reserve II 172261 California, United States
Yosemite National Park II 95209 California, United States

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States Yes

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Cylindrotaenia americana[4]

Range Map

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0