Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1695503
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusXenopus
Specieslaevis
Common NameAfrican Clawed Frog
StateWA
CountyKing
LocalityTibbets Creek, Issaquah, WA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Washington
HUC8 Number17110012
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusunknown
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:37974
Date:2020
Title:Keeping an eye out for invasive, nonnative wildlife species: African clawed frog (Xenopus Laevis)
CommentsFrog found by Watershed Company on a survey and later identified as ACF and reported to the state of Washington
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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