Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelobatidae > Genus: Pelobates > Species: Pelobates fuscus > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Pelobates fuscus insubricus Cornalia, 1873 Stumpel-Rienks S E. (1992)

Common spadefoot toad - Pelobates fuscus (Laurenti, 1768)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad
Black Sea - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Boreal - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Steppic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • cropland
  • grassland
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • agricultural mosaics
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • urban
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1197

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Brunais varžkrupis Latvian Latvian NRC
Common spadefoot toad English Gasc J.P. and al.
Knoblauchkröte German Gasc J.P. and al.
Pélobate brun French Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Bufo fuscus Laurenti, 1768
Rana fusca Meyer, 1795
Bombinator fuscus Fitzinger, 1826
Bombina marmorata Koch, 1828
Cultripes minor Müller, 1832

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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