Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID417
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusXenopus
Specieslaevis
Common NameAfrican Clawed Frog
StateVA
CountyFairfax
Localitypond at the Gulf Branch Nature Center, Arlington
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month5
Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12141
Author:Ernst, C.H., S.C. Belfit, S.W. Sekscienski, and A.F. Laemmerzahl
Date:1997
Title:The Amphibians and Reptiles of Ft. Belvoir and Northern Virginia.
Journal:Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Sociey
Volume:33
Issue:1
Pages:1-62
Commentscollected between 15 May and 30 June
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalGeorge Mason University
Museum Cat NumberGMU 1680-1709
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected30
SizeSVL 42-60 mm


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