Specimen Information

Rhinella horribilis
Rhinella horribilis
(Mesoamerican Cane Toad)
Amphibians-Frogs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1695761
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusRhinella
Specieshorribilis
Common NameMesoamerican Cane Toad
StateFL
CountyPolk
LocalityLake Hollingsworth
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeace
HUC8 Number03100101
HUC10 NameLake Hancock
HUC10 Number0310010101
HUC12 NameLake Hancock
HUC12 Number031001010103
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:38033
Author:Abercrombie, H.E., M. Ferrera, P. Schultz, S. Watkins, E. Eversole, D.B. Estabrooks, and N.Ferrera
Date:2022
Title:Geographic Distribution: Rhinella Horribilis
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:53
Issue:1
Pages:74
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25944
Author:Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie.
Date:2021
Title:iNaturalist.org
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences
CommentsIdentified as R. horribilis based on radiographed skull morphology. These specimens are also listed as iNaturalist observations (https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/91648621, https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/91648622, https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/91648623).
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Museum Cat NumberUF 192727, 192728, 192729 digital vouchers
VerifierDr. Coleman Sheehy, FLMNH
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/20/2024].

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