Sākums Animals European Common Toad

European Common Toad

The European Common Toad is widespread in Europe, western part of Asia as well as northwestern Africa. It is a widely distributed species that inhabits a broad range of habitats. Numbers are currently stable, still, there are local declines in some populations. Possible threats are habitat loss, mortality on roads and prosecution.


■ Listed in Appendix III of the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats as a protected fauna species.


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Amphibia – amphibians
■ Order Anura – frogs
■ Family Bufonidae – true toads
■ Species Bufo bufo – European Common Toad

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