Lithobates catesbeianus
Lithobates catesbeianus
(American Bullfrog)
Native Transplant

Impact ID4048
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn its introduced range in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains of the western US, Lithobates catesbeianus was the most abundant amphibian species, and is thought to be one of the main drivers of the extirpation of the red-legged frog (Rana aurora) and reduction in populations of the foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana Boyli).
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationSierra Nevada Mountains, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/22/2024].

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