from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small toad, Pelodytes punctatus, of southwestern Europe: of variable color, sometimes a brownish green. Known also as mud-diver.
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Fauna of reptiles and amphibians includes the restricted range endemic species of Caucasian salamander (Mertensiella caucasica), Caucasian viper (Vipera kaznakovi) and Caucasian parsley-frog (Pelodytes caucasicus).