Details of this species in Virgin Islands, USA
Occurrence: Established and expanding
Source: Hedges et al, 2008
Introduction: Unintentional (accidentally)
Species Notes for this Location:
Osteopilus septentrionalis was apparently dispersed by means of cars and trucks (NatureServe, 2008).
Management Notes for this Location:
Reduction in native biodiversity: Osteopilus septentrionalis is increasing in abundance across the United States Virgin Islands, and there is evidence that suggest that in the locations where it is well-established, the native frogs are decreasing (Platenberg & Boulon, 2006)
Last Modified: 27/04/2009 10:43:54 a.m.