Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1695502
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusXenopus
Specieslaevis
Common NameAfrican Clawed Frog
StateWA
CountySnohomish
LocalityPond near North Creek Trail
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Washington
HUC8 Number17110012
HUC10 NameUpper Sammamish River
HUC10 Number1711001203
HUC12 NameNorth Creek
HUC12 Number171100120302
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:37984
Author:Reed Ojala-Barbour, R., R. Visser, T. Quinn, and M. Lambert
Date:2021
Title:African Clawed Frog (Xenopus laevis) Risk Assessment, Strategic Plan, and Past Management for Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife
Publisher:Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Pages:43 pp
CommentsFirst record of the species in the area, known as "ground zero"
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2022].

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