Specimen Information

Chelydra serpentina
Chelydra serpentina
(Snapping Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115817
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusChelydra
Speciesserpentina
Common NameSnapping Turtle
StateNM
CountySocorro
LocalityBosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in a drying canal
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRio Grande-Albuquerque
HUC8 Number13020203
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month6
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12128
Author:Stuart, J.N.
Date:1995
Title:Notes on Aquatic Turtles of the Rio Grande Drainage, New Mexico.
Journal:Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society
Volume:31
Issue:3
Pages:147-157
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
Commentsobserved approx 1 km from the location of record #40659
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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