Omei Toothed Toad
Males have inner vocal sacks beneath throat, dark nuptial pads on the inner side of upper forelimbs and two inner toes, and a pair of dark nuptial pads on the chest.Eggs are milky white, and 32mm in diameter. The tadpoles are 88mm long, with about 31mm head-body length. Tadpoles have brownish yellow dorsal with no obvious large marks, light-colored tail, several labial papillae near the edge of mouth, but the two center upper labial papillae are missing. Labial tooth formula is often I : 5 - 5 / I : 5 - 5.
Distribution and Habitat
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
General habitat alteration and loss
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IUCN, Conservation International, and NatureServe. 2004. Global Amphibian Assessment. <www.globalamphibians.org>. Accessed on 14 February 2005.
Originally submitted by: Cheng (Lily) Li (first posted 2000-02-09)
Edited by: Tate Tunstall (2005-04-21)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2005 Oreolalax omeimontis: Omei Toothed Toad <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/5312> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 15, 2021.
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