Specimen Information

Chelus fimbriata
Chelus fimbriata
(Matamata Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Exotic

Specimen ID115629
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusChelus
Speciesfimbriata
Common NameMatamata Turtle
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityPembroke Road (vicinity) and US Interstate Hwy 95, Pembroke Park, Broward County
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Year1963
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked5


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