Specimen Information

Lithobates catesbeianus
Lithobates catesbeianus
(American Bullfrog)
Amphibians-Frogs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID260427
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusLithobates
Speciescatesbeianus
Common NameAmerican Bullfrog
StateIA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1930
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14751
Author:Christiansen, J.L.
Date:2001
Title:Non-native Amphibians and Reptiles in Iowa.
Journal:Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science
Volume:108
Issue:4
Pages:210-211
CommentsIntroduced throughout the 1930s with fish stocked into farm ponds.
Record TypeLiterature
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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