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Asian black-spined toad - PIRSA asian black spined toad


Asian black-spined toad are classified as a Prohibited Pest Animal under the Victorian Catchment and Land Protection Act 1994. The importation, keeping.

Duttaphrynus melanostictus is commonly called Asian common toad, Asian black -spined toad, Asian toad, black-spectacled toad, common Sunda toad, and.

In June 2014 a resident of Sunbury in Victoria found an Asian black-spined toad sitting in their dog's waterbowl. If biosecurity staff find more.

The nocturnal animal was confirmed to be an Asian black-spined toad ( Duttaphrynus melanostictus), a priority declared pest in Australia.

The Asian black-spined toad is not known to be established in Australia but is frequently intercepted at the border. It has greater tolerance to cold than cane.