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Anaxyrus compactilis
family: Bufonidae

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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Mexico

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is found on the lower central Mexican Plateau between 1000 and 2000 m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species has close affinities to desert and shrublands. It presumably breeds in water.

Population

This is a species that is not known very well. There are no studies of the population status of this species, but it has been collected in central Mexico where apparently healthy populations exist.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Conversion of land for agricultural purposes is the major threat to this species, as well as the proximity of its habitats to urbanized areas. Pollution constitutes another threat.

Conservation Actions

The species' range is within several protected areas such as MapimĂ­, Sierra Gorda and Barranca de Meztitlan Biosphere Reserves; Gogorron, Los Marmoles and La Malinche National Parks; and within several state reserves. Although, protection of the original ecological conditions is needed.

Citation

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2015. Anaxyrus compactilis. In: IUCN 2014

 

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