Miyako Toad

Miyako Toad
English Common Name
Miyako Toad
Scientific name
Bufo gargarizans miyakonis
Scientific name
Dendrocopos noguchii
Order: Anura, Family: Bufonidae
6 cm – 12 cm
Species Distribution
Miyakojima and Irabujima Islands
Japan Red List of Threatened Species: Near Threatened
This species is tubby and has bumps on the back. It has parotoid glands behind eyes to secrete toxins.

Updated December 2017

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