Osteopilus septentrionalis
Osteopilus septentrionalis
(Cuban Treefrog)
Amphibians-Frogs
Exotic

Impact ID1847
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionOsteopilus septentrionalis have been observed engaging in mating behaviors with southern leopard frogs (Lithobates sphenocephalus); while these species cannot produce hybrids, the parings of Osteopilus septentrionalis with natives could affect the fucundity of native frog species.
Reference14124
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationFlorida, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/29/2021].

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