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Species profile—Rhinella marina (cane toad)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Amphibia (amphibians) → Bufonidae (true toads) → Rhinella marina (cane toad)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Amphibia (amphibians)
Family
Bufonidae (true toads)
Scientific name
Rhinella marina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common name
cane toad
Type reference
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae. Classis III. Amphibia. Holmiae: Laurentii Salvii 824 pp. 10th edn. 1: 194-238 [211].
WildNet taxon ID
716
Synonym(s)
Bufo marinus
Rhinella marinus
Chaunus marinus
Alternate name(s)
giant toad
giant American toad
marine toad
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Poisonous
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=716

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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