Specimen Information

Malayemys subtrijuga
Malayemys subtrijuga
(Mekong Snail-eating Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Exotic

Specimen ID115758
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusMalayemys
Speciessubtrijuga
Common NameMekong Snail-eating Turtle
StateNM
CountySierra
LocalityElephant Butte Dam, 11.66 km NE Truth or Consequences
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameElephant Butte Reservoir
HUC8 Number13020211
HUC10 NameElephant Butte Reservoir-Rio Grande
HUC10 Number1302021108
HUC12 NameAsh Canyon-Elephant Butte Reservoir
HUC12 Number130202110806
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month5
Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12096
Author:Price, A.H., and D.G. Johnson
Date:1978
Title:Geographic Distribution: Malayemys subtrijuga.
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:9
Issue:3
Pages:107
Reference 2
Ref. Number:12129
Author:Degenhardt, W.G., C.W. Painter, and A.H. Price.
Date:1996
Title:The Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico.
Publisher:University of New Mexico Press.
Pages:431pp
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNewMexicoStateUniversity
Museum Cat NumberNMSU 4241
VerifierMcCoy, C. J.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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