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Amargosa toad
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
Species: B. nelsoni
Binomial name
Bufi nelsoni
Stejneger, 1893
Bufo boreas ssp. nelsoni Stejneger, 1893

Anaxyrus nelsoni

The Amargosa toad (Bufo nelsoni) is a species of toad. They belong to the family Bufonidae. They were once considered a subspecies of the Western toad.


  1. Hammerson, G. (2004). Bufo nelsoni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.
  • Pauly, G. B., D. M. Hillis, and D. C. Cannatella. (2004) The history of a Nearctic colonization: Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of the Nearctic toads (Bufo). Evolution 58: 2517–2535.

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