Bufo cryptotympanicus

Bufo cryptotympanicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
Species: B. cryptotympanicus
Binomial name
Bufo cryptotympanicus
Liu & Hu, 1962

Bufo cryptotympanicus is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. Known commonly as the earless toad, it is found in southern China (Guangxi and Guangdong provinces) and northern Vietnam (on/near Mount Fansipan). Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Earless toad is about 68 mm (2.7 in) in length.[2]


  1. 1 2 Bain. R., Ohler; A., Lau; M.W.N. & Yuan, Z. (2004). "Bufo cryptotympanicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  2. Fei, L. (1999). Atlas of Amphibians of China (in Chinese). Zhengzhou: Henan Press of Science and Technology. p. 126. ISBN 7-5349-1835-9.

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