Incilius bocourti

Incilius bocourti

Incilius bocourti, Bocourt's toad

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Incilius bocourti

Incilius bocourti (formerly Bufo bocourti ; common name Bocourt's toad) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is found in southwestern Guatemala and in Chiapas in the adjacent Mexico. Its phylogenetic position is uncertain; it might not to belong to this genus, being the sister taxon of Anaxyrus instead. It is named after Marie Firmin Bocourt, a French zoologist and artist.

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Its natural habitats are coniferous highlands, but it can also occur heavily disturbed, treeless areas. Breeding takes place in temporary ponds. There are no major threats to it.

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Incilius bocourti habitat map
Incilius bocourti habitat map

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1. Incilius bocourti Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incilius_bocourti
2. Incilius bocourti on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/54591/53948547

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