Xenopus laevis
Xenopus laevis
(African Clawed Frog)

Impact ID4861
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionXenopus laevis in California harbor at least 10 species of parasites, including Nyctotherus sp., Balantidium xenopodis, Protoopalina xenopodus,Protopolystoma xenopodis, Gyrdicotylus gallieni, Clinostomum sp., Cephalochlamys namaquensis, Contracaecum sp., Eustrongylides sp., and Acanthocephalus sp..
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationCalifornia, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/13/2024].

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