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Xenopus laevis

The commonest and widest ranging species of the clawed frog (Xenopus) in Africa. This species is used extensively in research. There is now a significant population in California derived from escaped laboratory animals.

Year introduced: 1981

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Tree Number(s): B01.050.150.900.090.180.610.500.562

MeSH Unique ID: D014982

Registry Number: txid8355

Entry Terms:

  • X. laevis
  • X. laevi
  • Platanna
  • Platannas

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