Herping in Southwestern Utah

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Herpetologist115
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Herping in Southwestern Utah

Post by Herpetologist115 » May 31st, 2012, 4:46 pm

Went on an awesome herping trip in southern Utah!

Desert Spiny Lizard
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A little help with Identification?
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Side Blotched Lizard
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Toad Eggs
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Woodhouse Toads
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Is this also a woodhouse toad? Its pupils are horizontal so it is not a spadefoot, though it did have a spade like tubericle on the foot.
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Red Spotted Toads
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Baja California Treefrogs
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Click on the video below I took to see it
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It was an awesome trip, but I was surprised to not see any snakes even during the day.

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occidentalis
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Re: Herping in Southwestern Utah

Post by occidentalis » May 31st, 2012, 7:27 pm

small lizard is a baby desert spiny. the toad with the spade is likely the arizona toad, a. microscaphus. in what general area did you see the treefrogs?

Herpetologist115
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Re: Herping in Southwestern Utah

Post by Herpetologist115 » May 31st, 2012, 8:24 pm

Lower Virgin River

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Re: Herping in Southwestern Utah

Post by TimCO » June 1st, 2012, 6:30 am

Looks like some good stuff here. Congratulations.

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Re: Herping in Southwestern Utah

Post by Brian Eagar » June 1st, 2012, 4:53 pm

Nice finds. Too bad you didn't see any snakes.
Last toad is likely an Arizona as was stated.
Note they do hybridize with Woodhouse toads down there so you can find some very interesting animals.

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