Specimen Information

Apalone spinifera spinifera
Apalone spinifera spinifera
(Eastern Spiny Softshell)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115858
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Subspeciesspinifera
Common NameEastern Spiny Softshell
StateNJ
CountyCamden
LocalityCooper's Creek
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1902
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12138
Author:Conant, R.
Date:1961
Title:The softshell turtle, Trionyx spinifer, introduced and established in New Jersey.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1961
Issue:3
Pages:355-356
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposal"AcademyofNatSci, Phila"
Museum Cat NumberANSP 15203
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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