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

Impact ID4058
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIntroduced Osteopilus septentrionalis in New Orleans were found to have high infection rates of Ranavirus and Perkinsea, and are therefore thought to be a "reservoir host" for these diseases, which has implications for native treefrog population infection rates.
Reference35710
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationNew Orleans, LA, 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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