Family Friday

Rhinophrynidae – Burrowing Toad Family

mexicanburrowingfrog

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

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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