Word Origin and History for bufo
toad genus, from Latin bufo "a toad," an Osco-Umbrian loan-word, perhaps from PIE *gwebh-, a root denoting sliminess and also forming words for "frog" (cf. Old Prussian gabawo "toad," Old Church Slavonic žaba "frog," Middle Low German kwappe "tadpole," German Quappe).
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The parasite infests not only the frogs but the American toads known as Bufo.Climatic Changes
The Bufo gigas is of a dull gray color, and is covered with warts.The Andes and the Amazon
In Bufo occidentalis the tympanum usually is indistinct and sometimes completely covered, and it is absent in bocourti.
Bufo occidentalis has a broader interorbital area and relatively shorter and more rounded parotid glands than bocourti.
Descriptions are given of the tadpoles of Bufo occidentalis and Hyla bistincta.