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Definition of spade toad

spade toad
Spadefoot Spade"foot`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of burrowing toads of the genus Scaphiopus, esp. S. Holbrookii, of the Eastern United States; -- called also spade toad.

Meaning of spade toad from wikipedia

- States and Mexico. Like other species of spadefoot toad, they get their name from a distinctive spade-like projections on their hind legs which enable them...
- refer to the following toads: Scaphiopodidae, a family, the American spadefoot toads Megophrys edwardinae, Edwardina's spadefoot toad, a species of southeast...
- Hypopachus ustus, the two-spaded narrow-mouthed toad, is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae found in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Mexico. Its...
- feature is a spade-like projection on their hind feet, from which their common name is derived. This projection enables spadefoot toads to dig in loose...
- Couch's spadefoot toad (Scaphiopus couchi) has a sickle-shaped "spade", whereas the western spadefoot toad (Spea hammondii) has a rounded "spade". Spadefoots...
- subspecies of the American toad has no or very little markings on it. The spades on the back legs are blackish. Some toads of this subspecies have a more...
- Leptobrachium hendricksoni (common names: Thai spadefoot toad, bright yellow-e**** crawl frog, spotted litter frog) is a species of amphibian in the family...
- centimetres (2.7 in). The species feet have little "spades" to help them burrow deeply. The crucifix toad is a ground-dwelling frog which inhabits the arid...
- vertebrate orders. Warty frog species tend to be called toads, but the distinction between frogs and toads is informal, not from taxonomy or evolutionary history...
- (Chinese: 金蟾; pinyin: jīn chán; lit. 'Golden Toad'), also called Chan Chuy (Chinese: 蟾蜍; pinyin: chánchú; lit. 'Toad') or "Zhaocai Chan Chu" (Chinese: 招财蟾蜍;...