Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
19104 Journal ArticleAllen, E.R., and R. Slatten1945A herpetological collection from the vicinity of Key West, Florida.
12157 Journal ArticleAllen, E.R., and W.T. Neill1953The treefrog, Hyla septentrionalis, in Florida.
14088 OtherAshton, R.E., Jr.1976County records of reptiles and amphibians in Florida.
13400 NewsAssociated Press.1998Cuban tree frogs make folks jumpy.
652 Journal ArticleAustin, D.F.1973Range expansion of the Cuban treefrog in Florida
18025 Journal ArticleBabbitt, K.J., and W.E. Meshaka, Jr2000Benefits of Eating Conspecifics: Effects of Background Diet on Survival and Metamorphosis in the Cuban Treefrog (Osteopilus septentrionalis).
12091 Journal ArticleBarbour, T.1931Another Introduced Frog in North America.
13947 Journal ArticleBartareau, T.M.2004PVC pipe diameter influences the species and sizes of treefrogs captured in a Florida coastal oak scrub community
16659 Journal ArticleBartareau, T.M., and W.E. Meshaka2007Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog) Diet.
39065 Web PageBeWild Reptile Rescue2022This tiny froglet was found hitchhiking
29907 ReportBureau of Natural and Cultural Resources 2015Florida Park Service Resource Management Annual Report
14031 NewsBynum, R.2004Wanted Dead: Exotic Frog that Invaded Florida Found in Georgia.
24039 Journal ArticleCampbell, K.R., T.S. Campbell, and S.A. Johnson2010The use of PVC pipe refugia to evaluate spatial and temporal distributions of native and introduced treefrogs.
18026 Journal ArticleCampbell, T.S.1999Geographic Distribution: Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog) USA: Florida: Volusia Co.
17865 Journal ArticleCampbell, T.S.2007Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog) Saurophagy.
32196 Web PageCaribherp2000Amphibians and Reptiles of the Puerto Rican Bank
24369 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
33290 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMaPS: Early detection and distribution mapping system; Cuban Treefrog Occurences
26903 Journal ArticleChatfield, M.W.H., and M. Vance2014Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog).
32960 Journal ArticleClements, S.L., S.V.L. Catania, and C.A. Searcy2019Non-native species dominate herpetofaunal community patterns in both native and non-native habitat patches in urban Miami-Dade County
700 BookConant, R., and J.T. Collins.1991A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America.
19060 Journal ArticleCrump, M.L.1986Cannibalism by younger tadpoles: Another hazard of metamorphosis.
12147 Book ChapterDalrymple, G.H.1988The Herptofauna of Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, in Relation to Vegetation and Hydrology
13403 Journal ArticleDodd, C. K Jr, and M.L. Griffey2002Remarks on the Current Status of the Non-marine Herpetofauna of Egmont Key, Florida.
18411 Journal ArticleEnge, K.M., K.L. Krysko, and S.A. Johnson2008Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban treefrog). USA: Florida.
18880 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Larry Connor).2009FWC Exotic database as of 10/31/09.
31342 Journal ArticleGlorioso, B.M., J.H. Waddle, L.J. Muse, N.D. Jennings, M. Litton, J. Hamilton, S. Gergen, and D. Heckard2018Establishment of the exotic invasive Cuban treefrog (Osteopilus septentrionalis) in Louisiana
33977 Journal ArticleGlorioso, B.M., K. Macedo, B.R. Maldonado, C.J. Hillard, I.N. Morenc, and E.S. Grimes2018Geographic Distribution: Osteopilus septentrionalis
31351 Journal ArticleGlorioso, B.M., P. Vanbergen, J. Roy, M. Walter, L. Leonpacher, and M. Freistak2018Geographic Distribution: Osteopilus septentrionalis
31352 Journal ArticleGlorioso, B.M., Z.K. Lemann, R. Lazare, and J.W. Beck2016Geographic Distribution
28486 NewsGomez, A.2013Cuban tree frog invasion in Fernandina Beach
24035 Journal ArticleGranatosky, M.C., and K.L. Krysko2011Ontogenetic behavioral shifts in habitat utilization of treefrogs (Hylidae) in north-central Florida.
26812 Journal ArticleGranatosky, M.C., and K.L. Krysko2014A new state record of the Cuban Treefrog, Osteopilus septentrionalis (Duméril and Bibron 1841) (Hylidae), in North Carolina.
40195 NewsHasenstab, A.2023Potentially invasive frog found for the second time in Oregon
19635 Journal ArticleHeinicke, M.P., L.M. Diaz, and S.B. Hedges2011Origin of invasive Florida frogs traced to Cuba.
38482 Journal ArticleHernández, S.A. and R.L. Joglar2020Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog; Rana Platanera)
16042 DatabaseInvasive Plant Atlas of New England (IPANE).2007 
32968 Journal ArticleJarboe, C.A., J.E. Colbert, B. Zulkiewicz, and D. Steen2019Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog)
32967 Journal ArticleJarboe, C.A., J.E. Colbert, Y. Moore, D. Steen, and S.A. Johnson2019Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog)
14123 Journal ArticleJohnson, S.A.2004Geographic Distribution: Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog). USA: FL: Gadsden Co.
16656 Journal ArticleJohnson, S.A.2007Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog). USA: Georgia: Chatham Co.
18027 Journal ArticleJohnson, S.A., J.S. Staiger, W.J. Barichivich, and S. Barlow2003Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog). USA: Florida: Levy Co.
13948 Journal ArticleJohnston, G.R.2004Geographic Distribution: Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog). USA: Florida: Marion Co.
12171 Journal ArticleKing, W.1960New populations of West Indian reptiles and amphibians in southeastern Florida.
659 Journal ArticleKing, W., and T. Krakauer1966The exotic herpetofauna of Southeast Florida
18531 Journal ArticleKrysko, K.L., and F.W. King1999Geographic Distribution: Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog). USA: Florida: St. Johns Co.
13949 Journal ArticleKrysko, K.L., K.M. Enge, J.H. Townsend, E.M. Langan, S.A. Johnson, and T.S. Campbell2005New County Records of Amphibians and Reptiles from Florida.
28376 Journal ArticleLaurencio, D., S. Goetz, C. Guyer, and C.H. Ray.2015Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog).
13419 ReportLayne, J.N., J.A. Stallcup, G.E. Woolfenden, M.N. McCauley, and D.J. Worley1977Fish and Wildlife Inventory of the Seven County Region Included in the Central Florida Phosphate Industry Areawide Environmental Impact Study
13414 BookLazell, J.D., Jr.1989Wildlife of the Florida Keys: A Natural History.
12179 Journal ArticleLivo, L.J., G.A. Hammerson, and H.M. Smith1998Summary of Amphibians and Reptiles Introduced into Colorado.
18039 NewsLollar, K.2008Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is vulnerable to nuisances of exotic plants, animals.
19064 Journal ArticleLove, W.B.1995Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban tree frog). Predation.
18727 Journal ArticleMcGarrity, M.E., and S.A. Johnson2009Geographic Trend in Sexual Size Dimorphism and Body Size of Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog): Implications for Invasion of the Southeastern United States.
13415 Journal ArticleMeshaka Jr., W.E., W.F. Loftus, and T. Steiner2000The Herpetofauna of Everglades National Park.
12078 Journal ArticleMeshaka, W.E. Jr.1996Vagility and the Florida distribution of the Cuban treefrog (Osteopilus septentrionalis).
19065 Journal ArticleMeshaka, W.E. Jr.1996Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog): Maximum size.
18544 Journal ArticleMeshaka, W.E. Jr.2000Colonization Dynamics of Two Exotic Geckos (Hemidactylus garnotii and H. Mabouia) in Everglades National Park.
12083 Journal ArticleMeshaka, W.E. Jr., and B. Ferster1995Two species of snakes prey on Cuban treefrogs in southern Florida.
18017 Journal ArticleMeshaka, W.E., Jr.1999The Herpetofauna of the Doc Thomas House in South Miami, Florida.
13402 BookMeshaka, W.E., Jr.2001The Cuban treefrog in Florida: life history of a successful colonizing species.
12160 Journal ArticleMittleman, M.B.1950Miscellaneous notes on some amphibians and reptiles from the southeastern United States.
12059 Journal ArticleMyers, S.1977Geographic Distribution. Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog). USA. Florida.
40196 NewsOregon Department of Fish and Wildlife2021Invasive Cuban treefrogs found in plants shipped to Oregon
40194 NewsOregon Department of Fish and Wildlife2023Another invasive Cuban treefrog found in plants shipped to Oregon
12159 Journal ArticlePeterson, H.W., R. Garrett, and J.P. Lantz1952The Mating Period of the Giant Treefrog Hyla dominicensis.
33677 Journal ArticlePreuss, G., E. Bongiolo, D.A.S. Bôlla, K. Ceron, and F. Carvalho2018Predation on the Cuban Tree-frog Osteopilus septentrionalis (Anura: Hylidae) by the Eastern ratsnake Pantherophis alleghaniensis (Serpentes: Colubridae)
39064 NewsPrice, M.2022Toxic invasive tree frog hitched ride in car traveling from Florida to North Carolina
26807 Journal ArticleRothermel, B.B., Z.R. Forsburg, and N.C. Phillips2013Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog). Post-Invasion spread.
16062 Journal ArticleSalinas, F.V.2006Breeding behavior and colonization success of the Cuban treefrog Osteopilus septentionalis.
31358 NewsSchleifstein, M.2018Poisonous Cuban treefrog invades Audubon Park, Zoo
12158 Journal ArticleSchwartz, A.1952Hyla septentrionalis Dumeril and Bibron on the Florida mainland.
13399 Journal ArticleSimpson, Robert C.1999Osteopilus septentrionalis.
14124 Journal ArticleSmith, K.G.2004Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog). Reproductive behavior.
14240 Journal ArticleSmith, K.G.2005Effects of Nonindigenous Tadpoles on Native Tadpoles in Florida: Evidence of Competition.
12077 Journal ArticleSomma, L.A., and D.M. Crawford1993Geographic distribution: Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog) USA: Florida: Pinellas Co.
14788 Journal ArticleSomma, L.A., and D.M. Crawford1993Geographic Distribution. Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban treefrog). USA: Florida: Pinellas Co.
1396 BookStevenson, H.M.1976Vertebrates of Florida: Identification and Distribution.
19719 Journal ArticleStevenson, L.S., and L.A. Somma2011Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Treefrog).
15694 Web PageTaggart, T.W.2006Kansas herpetofaunal atlas: an online reference.
14899 Journal ArticleTownsend, J.H., K.L. Krysko, A.T. Reppas, and C.M. Sheehy III2002Noteworthy Records for Introduced Reptiles and Amphibians from Florida, USA.
12161 Journal ArticleTrapido, H.1947Range extension of Hyla septentrionalis in Florida.
14257 Web PageU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.2005National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
25944 DatabaseUeda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S.
15815 Journal ArticleVargas-Salinas, F.2006Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban tree frog). Reproduction.
15680 NewsWentley, S.2006Frog-eating frogs may be decimating natives.
12019 BookWilson, L.D., and L. Porras1983The Ecological Impact of Man on the South Florida Herpetofauna
13528 BookWright, A.H., and A.A. Wright.1949Handbook of Frogs and Toads of the United States and Canada.


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