Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1338103
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusXenopus
Specieslaevis
Common NameAfrican Clawed Frog
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityRiverview, ACF Pond - detention pond adjacent to Rice Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlafia
HUC8 Number03100204
HUC10 NameAlafia River
HUC10 Number0310020403
HUC12 NameAlafia River
HUC12 Number031002040306
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | released pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29350
Author:Hill, J.E., K.M. Lawson, and Q.M. Tuckett.
Date:2017
Title:First record of a reproducing population of the African clawed frog Xenopus laevis Daudin, 1802 in Florida (USA)
Journal:BioInvasions Records
Volume:6
Issue:1
Pages:87-94
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected400


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/25/2020].

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