Scaphiopodidae – American Spadefoot Toad Family

Species: 7
Genera: 2 – Spea and Scaphiopus

Scaphiopodidae, the Spadefoot toad family, is found in North America. They are known for the keratinized spade on their foot that is used for digging. They live mostly in the desert and spend most of the time underground.

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