Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID187
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusXenopus
Specieslaevis
Common NameAfrican Clawed Frog
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityOcean View flood control channel near Westminster
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSeal Beach
HUC8 Number18070201
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month4
Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12023
Author:St. Amant, J.A., F.G. Hoover, and G.R. Stewart
Date:1973
Title:African Clawed Frog, Xenopus laevis laevis (Daudin), Established in California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:59
Issue:2
Pages:151-153
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected39
Year Class"juv,adul"


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