Turkish Journal of Zoology




In this study, the feeding biology is being examined on 80 Bufo viridis specimens (30 males, 50 females) which were all collected from 6 localities of the vicinity of İzmir. In accordance with the stomach content analysis it was fully determined that the species is predominantly nourished in a insectivorous way (92, 20%) and also Oligochaeta, Crustacea, Arachnida, Gastropoda, Diplopoda, Chilopoda and Amphibia take place in its nutrition types. Throught out the insects, Hymenoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Dermaptera, Homoptera, Plecoptera, Blattaria and Embioptera; from Oligochaeta Lumbriculida; from Crustacea Isopoda; from Arachnida Araneae and Opiliones; from Gastropoda Stylommatophora; from Diplopoda Julida; from Chilopoda Lithobiida and Scolopendrida and also from Amphibia only Anur genus were being determined.


Bufo viridis, Amphibia, Feeding Biology

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