spadefoot toadspade·foot toad
any of several toads (family Pelobatidae) with a hornlike projection on the hind foot that is used in digging burrows
Any of various burrowing anuran amphibians of the families Pelobatidae, of Eurasia and northern Africa, and Scaphiopodidae, of North America, having a horny projection on the side of the hind foot that is used for digging. Also called spadefoot .
Couch's spadefoot toad