Definition of Genus Bufo
1. Noun. Type genus of the Bufonidae; common toads of New and Old Worlds.
Group relationships: Bufonidae, Family Bufonidae
Member holonyms: Bufo
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bufo
Literary usage of Genus Bufo
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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"The saying is expressive of an enforced, abject, and silent submission, as applicable to Mammalia, genus Home, as to .Reptilia, genus Bufo. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Terminal phalanges obtuse or triangular. Distribution cosmopolitan, except Australia. In zoological classification the toad belongs to tho genus Bufo, ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1883)
"... the genus Bufo, which comprises about 80 species, having only about 4-5 Nearctic specific representatives (if we exclude the 6-7 species found in the ..."
4. The Tailless Batrachians of Europe by George Albert Boulenger (1898)
"FIG. 78. \ Open mouth of Bufo calamita. The genus Bufo, of which some 100 species are known, has representatives in most parts of the world, ..."
5. The Frog Book: North American Toads and Frogs, with a Study of the Habits by Mary Cynthia Dickerson (1906)
"The genus Bufo is lacking in the Australian region. Bufo is the only genus of the family found in North America, but this genus has thirteen species and a ..."