Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155963
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusXenopus
Specieslaevis
Common NameAfrican Clawed Frog
StateCA
CountySan Diego
LocalityOtay River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Diego
HUC8 Number18070304
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13180
Author:Bury, R.B., and R.A. Luckenbach
Date:1976
Title:Introduced amphibians and reptiles in California.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:1976
Issue:10
Pages:1-14
Reference 2
Ref. Number:702
Author:Stebbins, R.C.
Date:1966
Title:A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians.
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Company
Pages:279 p.
Reference 3
Ref. Number:13254
Author:Tinsley, R.C., and H.R. Kobel (editors).
Date:1996
Title:The Biology of Xenopus.
Publisher:The Zoological Society of London, Oxford.
Pages:440
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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