Specimen Information

Rhinella marina
Rhinella marina
(Cane Toad)
Amphibians-Frogs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID84
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusRhinella
Speciesmarina
Common NameCane Toad
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityCanal Point
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
Map
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Collection Year1936
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:650
Author:Krakauer, T.
Date:1970
Title:The Invasion of the Toads.
Journal:The Florida Naturalist
Volume:1970
Issue:Jan
Pages:12-14
Reference 2
Ref. Number:15291
Author:Lobdell, R.N.
Date:1936
Title:Field and Laboratory Studies upon Insect Pests of South Florida with Particular Reference to Methods of Control.
Journal:Florida Agricultural Experiment Station Annual Report for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1936
Volume:1936
Pages:123-125
Reference 3
Ref. Number:15293
Author:Lobdell, R.N.
Date:1937
Title:Insect Pests and their Control. State Project 87. University of Florida Agricultural Experiment Station Annual Report.
Publisher:University of Florida.
Volume:1937
Pages:141-142
Commentsreleased 200 toads at Canal Point and Belle Glade to control sugar cane pests. Disappeared within the year.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked~100
Year Classadults


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