Xenopus laevis
Xenopus laevis
(African Clawed Frog)
Amphibians-Frogs
Exotic

Impact ID5223
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionXenopus laevis is a carrier and vector for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd, the amphibian chytrid fungus) in the United States, which impacts native amphibians.
Reference37984
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationWashington state, USA

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