Specimen Information

Lithobates catesbeianus
Lithobates catesbeianus
(American Bullfrog)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1474228
Common NameAmerican Bullfrog
LocalityHot Springs Creek (confluence) and Hot Springs Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTomichi
HUC8 Number14020003
HUC10 NameMiddle Tomichi Creek
HUC10 Number1402000304
HUC12 NameHot Springs Creek
HUC12 Number140200030404
Collection Day26
Collection Month9
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | dispersed
CommentsOccurrences of bullfrogs reported since 1986 in Hammerson's Amphibians and Reptiles in Colorado, and rumored to have been there since the 1970's. Larvae and recently metamorphosed frogs from the confluence of Hot Springs Creek and Hot Springs Reservoir up the creek to the Forest Service boundary with private land.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Year ClassLarvae and recently metamorphosed frogs
Lithobates catesbeianus


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2024].

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