Specimen Information

Rhinella marina
Rhinella marina
(Cane Toad)
Amphibians-Frogs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1545087
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusRhinella
Speciesmarina
Common NameCane Toad
StateMS
CountyLamar
LocalityOutdoor lawn and garden section of a home improvement store.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Leaf
HUC8 Number03170004
HUC10 NameBig Creek-Bouie River
HUC10 Number0317000408
HUC12 NameMixons Creek-Bouie River
HUC12 Number031700040803
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month1
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on plants
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32912
Author:Holbrook, A.L.
Date:2015
Title:Rhinella marina (Cane Toad). Incidental translocation
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:46
Issue:2
Pages:237
CommentsIn outdoor lawn and garden section of a home improvement store in Hattiesburg, MS. According to employees toads occasionally arrive in nursery shipments; author states that these are most likely from Florida.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalCollected
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
SizeSVL: 138 mm, 375.6 g
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2021].

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