Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115701
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusChrysemys
Speciespicta
Subspeciesbellii
Common NameWestern Painted Turtle
StateCA
CountySan Luis Obispo
Localitynorthern arm of Twitchell Reservoir, north of Highway 166
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCuyama
HUC8 Number18060007
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statuscollected
Commentscollector noted that he felt that this species is now extirpated from the reservoir
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDan C. Holland
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/20/2019].

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