Spea bombifrons Cope 1863 (Plains spadefoot)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Pelobatidae

Alternative combinations: Scaphiopus (Spea) bombifrons, Scaphiopus bombifrons

Belongs to Spea according to A. C. Henrici 2009

See also Cope 1875, Tihen 1960 and Zweifel 1956

Sister taxa: Scaphiopus (Spea) alexanderi, Spea diversus, Spea hammondii, Spea intermontana, Spea multiplicata, Spea neuter, Spea pliobatrachus, Spea studeri

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (19: Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico collections)

• Miocene of United States (3: Nebraska)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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