Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164508
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusXenopus
Specieslaevis
Common NameAfrican Clawed Frog
StateCA
CountySan Francisco
LocalityLily Pond, Golden Gate Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
HUC10 NameCorte Madera Creek-Frontal San Fransisco Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000209
HUC12 NameLobos Creek-Frontal San Francisco Bay Estuaries
HUC12 Number180500020905
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased lab animals
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14474
Author:Jouvenal, J.
Date:2005
Title:Environmentalists say frog threatens native park species.
Publisher:The San Francisco Examiner
Volume:2005
Issue:June 12
Reference 2
Ref. Number:16126
Author:Harper, J.
Date:2007
Title:Animal activist call for deaths of pesky frogs.
Publisher:The Washington Times
Issue:March 15, 2007
Commentspopulation estimated at 10,000
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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