Anaxyrus (Bufo) debilis

Green Toad


GREEN TOAD Anaxyrus (Bufo) debilis Girard, 1854   

STATUS:  Uncommon

DOCUMENTED COUNTIES:  Dallas, Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant, and Wise

HABITAT:  Western Cross Timbers, Eastern Cross Timbers, Mesquite Grand Prairie, Cedar-Limestone Hills, and Rolling Plains

SUBSPECIES:  Eastern Green Toad (B. d. debilis Girard, 1854)

COMMENTS:  No recent records have been observed at the Dallas County sites due to commercial and industrial development.  More collecting in the western part of the Metroplex should turn up more specimens of the eastern green toad.