Incilius cycladen
family: Bufonidae
Species Description: Mendelson JR III, Williams BL, Sheil CA, Mulcahy DG 2005 Systematics of the Bufo coccifer complex (Anura: Bufonidae) of Mesoamerica. Scientific Papers Natural History Museum University of Kansas 38:1-27
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None



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Bufo cycladen is a small (males to 54 mm, females to 62 mm SVL) and locally distributed member of the Bufo coccifer group that is distinguished from all other members of the group by its relatively small size, its generally large, scattered, rounded tubercles on the middorsum, it large and spinose tubercles on the dorsolateral, lateral and ventral surfaces and weakly developed or absent parietal crest. It has large parotoid glands and has dark brown spots scattered on the venter.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Mexico


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It is known only from the Sierra Madre del Sur of eastern Guerrero and southern Oaxaca, Mexico.

Written by David Wake (wakelab AT, UC Berkeley
First submitted 2005-10-07

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2005 Incilius cycladen <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 30, 2020.

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