Specimen Information

Chrysemys picta bellii
Chrysemys picta bellii
(Western Painted Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115619
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusChrysemys
Speciespicta
Subspeciesbellii
Common NameWestern Painted Turtle
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityHialeah, in the vicinity of W 27 Street and E 7 Avenue, including the adjacent Hialeah (Red Road) Canal
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:659
Author:King, W., and T. Krakauer
Date:1966
Title:The exotic herpetofauna of southeast Florida.
Journal:Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences
Volume:29
Issue:2
Pages:144-154
Commentsanimals were released rather than destroyed when they became sick and unsuitable for sale. None recovered. All released between May and September 1964.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked25


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/29/2020].

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