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
YİYİT, SEMA; TOSUNOĞLU, MURAT; and ARIKAN, HÜSEYİN (1999) "Feeding Biology in Bufo viridis (Anura: Bufonidae) Populations of the Vicinity of İzmir," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 23: No. 5, Article 26. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol23/iss5/26