Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115824
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusChelydra
Speciesserpentina
Common NameSnapping Turtle
StateNM
CountySocorro
LocalityLa Joya Refuge on the Rio Grande (T1N, R1E)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRio Grande-Albuquerque
HUC8 Number13020203
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month5
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12130
Author:Stuart, J.N., and C.W. Painter
Date:1988
Title:Geographic Distribution: Chelydra serpentina serpentina.
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:19
Issue:1
Pages:21
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
DisposalUofNM Museum ofSWesternBio
Museum Cat NumberMSB 33590
VerifierC.W. Painter and J.N. Stuart
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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