Incilius nebulifer 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Bufonidae

Scientific Name: Incilius nebulifer
Species Authority: (Girard, 1843)
Bufo nebulifer Girard, 1843
Taxonomic Notes: This species was removed from the synonymy of Incilius valliceps by Mulcahy and Mendelson (2000).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Geoffrey Hammerson, Luis Canseco-Márquez
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from southern Arkansas, southern Mississippi, Louisiana, and central Texas in the USA, southward to Palma Sola, Veracruz, Mexico (Mulcahy and Mendelson 2000).
Countries occurrence:
Mexico; United States
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Population [top]

Population: It is a widespread and common in suitable habitat.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits coastal prairies, barrier beaches, towns, and a variety of other habitats. Eggs and larvae develop in various kinds of pools, including roadside and irrigation ditches. This species is tolerant of substantial habitat alteration.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Not threatened.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of this species includes a number of protected areas.

Citation: Geoffrey Hammerson, Luis Canseco-Márquez. 2004. Incilius nebulifer. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54714A11190630. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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