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SONORAN DESERT TOAD
Ollotis alvaria

A pair of Sonoran Desert Toads - Ollotis alvaria A pair of Ollotis alvaria from Pima Co., Az. Photo by Jason Penney

Sonoran Desert Toad - Ollotis alvaria- Eating a smaller toad Ollotis alvaria  from Pima Co., Arizona feeding on a smaller toad.
                                                                     Photo by Jason Penney

Sonoran Desert Toad - Ollotis alvaria
Ollotis alvaria from Yavapai Co., Arizona       Photo by Diego Ortiz

Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs in southern Arizona, extreme southwestern New Mexico, and southeastern California along the Arizona border.

Legal Status:  In the state of New Mexico Ollotis alvaria is protected under state law as an Threatened Species. It is listed as a Protected Species in California. It is not protected in Arizona.

Range of Ollotis alvaria
Range  of  Ollotis alvaria                                          Map by USGS

Sonoran Desert Toad - Ollotis alvaria
Ollotis alvaria from the Santa Rita Mountains of Southern Arizona
                                                                          Photo by Will Wells





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