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A Survey of the Herpetofauna of the Comanche National Grasslands in Southeastern Colorado

Appendix 7:

Photographs of selected habitat and species of amphibians and
reptiles observered during the 1995-1997 field seasons


JPG -- Plains spadefoot toad
Plains spadefoot toad (Spea bombifrons). This toad is one of the most common spadefoot species in the eastern plains of Colorado and is distinguished by a prominent boss (raised area) between the eyes. All spadefoots have a cornified black wedge on the hind foot.
JPG -- Couch's spadefoot toad
Couch's spadefoot toad (Scaphiopus couchii). Couch's spadefoot toad is locally common only in a few areas of southeastern Colorado; many areas in and adjacent to the northern section of the Comanche Grasslands provide suitable habitat for this species.

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