University of Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen

Natural History Museum of Denmark



Bufo bufo (Linnaeus, 1758)European toad

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Åsvej Vest

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Object summary


Amphibia (Amphibians)


Anura (Frog)


Bufonidae (Toad)


Bufo (Old world toads)

Occurrences of Bufo bufo via the Global Biodiversity Information Facility

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Threat status

The IUCN Red List is a critical indicator of the health of the world’s biodiversity. Far more than a list of species and their status, it is a powerful tool to inform and catalyse action for biodiversity conservation and policy change, critical to protecting the natural resources we need to survive. It provides information about range, population size, habitat and ecology, use and/or trade, threats, and conservation actions that will help inform necessary conservation decisions.

least concern

Source: Aram Agasyan, Aziz Avisi, Boris Tuniyev, Jelka Crnobrnja Isailovic, Petros Lymberakis, Claes Andrén, Dan Cogalniceanu, John Wilkinson, Natalia Ananjeva, Nazan Üzüm, Nikolai Orlov, Richard Podloucky, Sako Tuniyev, U?ur Kaya 2009. Bufo bufo (Linnaeus, 1758). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009:

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