Osteopilus septentrionalis
Osteopilus septentrionalis
(Cuban Treefrog)

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.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationFlorida, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/18/2024].

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