Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID677
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusLithobates
Speciescatesbeianus
Common NameAmerican Bullfrog
StateCA
CountyMendocino
LocalityTen Mile Creek just above the confluence with the South Fork of the Eel River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBig-Navarro-Garcia
HUC8 Number18010108
Map
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Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12150
Author:Kupferberg, S.J.
Date:1997
Title:Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) invasion of a California river: the role of larval competition.
Journal:Ecology
Volume:78
Issue:6
Pages:1736-1751
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19203
Author:Kupferberg, S.J.
Date:1994
Title:Exotic larval bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) as prey for native garter snakes: functional and conservation implications.
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:25
Pages:95-97
Commentsfirst appearance coincident with a multi-year drought in the late 1980's
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classtadpoles


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