Specimen Information

Lithobates berlandieri
Lithobates berlandieri
(Rio Grande Leopard Frog)
Amphibians-Frogs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID273
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusLithobates
Speciesberlandieri
Common NameRio Grande Leopard Frog
StateAZ
CountyYuma
LocalityGila River at Highway 95 , 20.3 km ENE of Yuma
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Gila
HUC8 Number15070201
HUC10 NameFortuna Wash-Gila River
HUC10 Number1507020115
HUC12 NameNorth Gila Valley-Gila River
HUC12 Number150702011504
Map
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Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12103
Author:Platz, J.E., R.W. Clarkson, J.C. Rorabaugh, and D.M. Hillis
Date:1990
Title:Rana berlandieri: recently introduced populations in Arizona and southeastern California.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1990
Issue:2
Pages:324-333
Commentsindividuals collected 1983-85, initial introduction thought to be 14-16 yrs ago based on previous collections where no evidence of the frogs were detected
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalArizona State University
Museum Cat NumberASU 23517-21
VerifierJ.E. Platz, R.W. Clarkson, J.C. Rorabaugh and D.M.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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