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new invasives

Post by hellihooks » September 11th, 2015, 1:30 pm

Authored by Greg Pauly and post by Gordon C Snelling on FB...
http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/los-ange ... aded-frogs

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Re: new invasives

Post by Brian Hubbs » September 11th, 2015, 3:34 pm

Oboy, now our life lists can grow even more... :lol:

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Post by Fieldnotes » September 13th, 2015, 11:47 pm

I have been going to garden centers, like the one at my neighborhood Home Depot and asking if they find frogs. Everyone that i have talked with so far have said, yes, at some point they have heard and found frogs in their plants. One guy, i spoke with suggested that i visit during a rainy day, that is when he has heard them. However, it is not all the time, and several months will sometimes pass between hearing frogs. An interesting side note, many years ago, someone showed me a Northwestern Salamander that was found in a shipment of Christmas Trees.

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Re: new invasives

Post by Robert Hansen » September 17th, 2015, 2:22 pm

Link here to paper concerning Northwestern Salamanders and Christmas Trees.

http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/biosciherpetology/15/

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Post by hellihooks » September 17th, 2015, 3:14 pm

Cool... thx Robert. saw on FB that this had come out (posted by Lemm) :thumb:

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Post by mattg » September 18th, 2015, 4:27 pm

Friend of the family had a rough skinned newt from a Christmas tree that originated in Oregon. Bought the tree in chino hills area. I believe it died after a week, I only saw pics .

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Post by Fieldnotes » September 18th, 2015, 8:53 pm

Interesting paper about Christmas Tree hitch-hikers and I'm surprise to have had a related encountered, which happened at La Habra, CA, over 20 years ago.

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Re: new invasives

Post by gbp » September 18th, 2015, 9:06 pm

Just got another Coqui Frog this week. This time in Long Beach. If others learn of Coqui Frogs, or better yet get photos or recordings, please submit those to a citizen science project like HERP or RASCals so that there is some documentation of the widespread introduction of these frogs. You can also email me at [email protected].

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