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Betic midwife toad

(Alytes dickhilleni)

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Description

The Betic midwife toad is grey,finely mottled with dark and pale specks.Its length may be about 3.5 centimetres (1.4 in) and it has bulging eyes with vertical slit pupils.There is a distinctive grey area between the eyes and the parotoid glands are relatively small.There is a lateral line of whitish glandular tubercles on the body but an absence of the orange glandular spots found in other members of the genus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Amphibia
Order:Anura
Family:Alytidae
Genus:Alytes
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