Anaxyrus (Bufo) punctatus

Red-spotted Toad


RED-SPOTTED TOAD Anaxyrus (Bufo) punctatus Baird & Girard, 1852    

STATUS:  Uncommon

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

HABITAT:  Cedar-Limestone Hills, Western Cross Timbers, and Rolling Plains

COMMENTS:  There are no recent records for Dallas and Tarrant Counties.  Collecting in the southwestern part of the Metroplex should confirm the presence of the red-spotted toad.