Common name: the Eastern Spadefoot
Conservation status: Least Concern
Distribution:Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Syria, Turkey
Size: up to 90 mm
Description: upperside gray with dark-greenish spots, underside is white-grayish; pupils of the eyes are vertical
Habitat: wide varity of open uncultivated lands: light forests, steppe, semi-desert and rocky areas.
Diet: various invertebrates
Reproduction: breeding period occurs in February-May depending on location