The green toad


The green toad (Bufotes lineatus, previously Bufo viridis) is an anuran toad (toads without tail). It has a light colour with greenish spots (from which its name comes), yellow iris with elliptical pupil and glands for cutaneous breathing more subparallel and long than the common toad (Bufo bufo). Usually the male green toad is 6-8 cm long, and the female is bigger, 8-10 cm. The species is strictly protected by the Berne Convention for the Protection of minor fauna and Annex IV of the Habitats Directive. Continue reading