Toad Facts

American Toad
Bufo americanus
photo copyright by Laura Erickson

Here are some interesting facts about toads.

  • Toad classification:
    • Kingdom Animalia
    • Phylum Chordata
    • Subphylum Vertebrata
    • Class Amphibia
    • Order Anura (Frogs and Toads)
    • Family Bufonidae

Technically speaking, all toads are frogs, because they belong to Order Anura. But not all frogs are toads!