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Overland movement in African clawed frogs (Xenopus laevis): a systematic review
African clawed frogs (Xenopus laevis) are often referred to as `purely aquatic' but there are many publications which suggest extensive overland movements. Previous reviews which considered the topic have not answered the ...
Overland movement in African clawed frogs (Xenopus laevis): empirical dispersal data from within their native range
(Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0, 2017)
Dispersal forms are an important component of the ecology of many animals, and reach particular importance for predicting ranges of invasive species. African clawed frogs (Xenopus laevis) move overland between water bodies, ...
Where do African clawed frogs come from? An analysis of trade in live Xenopis laevis imported in the USA
(Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde e.V., 2017)
The African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis, is one of the most widespread and high impact invasive amphibians on earth. The initial purpose of the trade for pregnancy testing saw some hundreds of thousands of animals exported ...
Size-dependent functional response of Xenopus laevis on mosquito larvae
(Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0, 2018)
Predators can play an important role in regulating prey abundance and diversity, determining food web structure and function, and contributing to important ecosystem services, including the regulation of agricultural pests ...
An established population of African clawed frogs, Xenopus laevis (Daudin, 1802), in mainland China.
(Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), 2019)
Reports of amphibian invasions are increasing, although it seems likely that there are more extant populations of alien species than we are currently aware of, and we are far from understanding their full environmental and ...