Family Friday

Rhinophrynidae – Burrowing Toad Family

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Suborder: Mesobatrachia
Genera: 1 – Rhinophyrnus 
Number of Species: 1 – Mexican Burrowing Toad (Rhinophyrnus dorsalis)

The family Rhinophrynidae contains only one living species – the Mexican Burrowing Toad (Rhinophrynus dorsalis). It is found in Central America up to Texas. They burrow down in the ground and eat termites.

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