Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1462525
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusOsteopilus
Speciesseptentrionalis
Common NameCuban Treefrog
StateLA
CountyOrleans
LocalityAudubon Zoo hospital yard
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
HUC10 NameCanal No 2-Frontal Lake Pontchartrain
HUC10 Number0809020301
HUC12 NameMetairie Canal-Canal No 2
HUC12 Number080902030103
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on plants
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31342
Author:Glorioso, B.M., J.H. Waddle, L.J. Muse, N.D. Jennings, M. Litton, J. Hamilton, S. Gergen, and D. Heckard
Date:2018
Title:Establishment of the exotic invasive Cuban treefrog (Osteopilus septentrionalis) in Louisiana
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:20
Issue:10
Pages:2707-2713
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31358
Author:Schleifstein, M.
Date:2018
Title:Poisonous Cuban treefrog invades Audubon Park, Zoo
Publisher:The Times-Picayune.
CommentsSurvey of first established population outside of Florida
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalhumanely euthanized
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected17


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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