Specimen Information

Osteopilus septentrionalis
Osteopilus septentrionalis
(Cuban Treefrog)
Amphibians-Frogs
Exotic

Specimen ID211
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusOsteopilus
Speciesseptentrionalis
Common NameCuban Treefrog
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityKey West
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Bay-Florida Keys
HUC8 Number03090203
HUC10 Number0309020303
Map
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Collection Year1931
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on plants
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12091
Author:Barbour, T.
Date:1931
Title:Another Introduced Frog in North America.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1931
Issue:3
Pages:140
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31342
Author:Glorioso, B.M., J.H. Waddle, L.J. Muse, N.D. Jennings, M. Litton, J. Hamilton, S. Gergen, and D. Heckard
Date:2018
Title:Establishment of the exotic invasive Cuban treefrog (Osteopilus septentrionalis) in Louisiana
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:20
Issue:10
Pages:2707-2713
CommentsNoted that he hear these frogs several years previously. Also, he reports that a correspondent, Mr. A.G. Elbon, stated that the old people (of Key West) seem to remember these big frogs in their gutter pipes since they were children.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalNational Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberNMNH 85392-85397
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2019].

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