Specimen Information

Malaclemys terrapin
Malaclemys terrapin
(Diamond-backed Terrapin)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115645
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusMalaclemys
Speciesterrapin
Common NameDiamond-backed Terrapin
StateMA
CountySuffolk
LocalityCharles River, Boston, Suffolk County, near the Museum of Science
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month11
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:704
Author:Cardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell.
Date:1993
Title:Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6.
Publisher:Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
Pages:95 pp
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalBoston Museum of Science (to be assessioned)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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