Specimen Information

Eleutherodactylus planirostris
Eleutherodactylus planirostris
(Greenhouse Frog)
Amphibians-Frogs
Exotic

Specimen ID36
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusEleutherodactylus
Speciesplanirostris
Common NameGreenhouse Frog
StateLA
CountyOrleans/Jefferson
LocalityNew Orleans
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month10
Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on plants
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13407
Author:Dundee, H.A.
Date:1991
Title:When is an Introduction not an Introduction?.
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:22
Issue:4
Pages:122
Reference 2
Ref. Number:700
Author:Conant, R., and J.T. Collins.
Date:1991
Title:A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America.
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston.
Volume:12
Pages:450 pp
CommentsFive male Eleutherodactylus were released in a greenhouse at a private residence. After 6-8 months, only one survived. This frog lived for approx 3-4 years.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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