Specimen Information

Apalone spinifera emoryi
Apalone spinifera emoryi
(Texas Spiny Softshell)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115859
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Subspeciesemoryi
Common NameTexas Spiny Softshell
StateAZ
CountyGreenlee
LocalityGila River near Duncan
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Gila-Mangas
HUC8 Number15040002
HUC10 NameRailroad Wash-Gila River
HUC10 Number1504000207
HUC12 NameWoods Canyon-Gila River
HUC12 Number150400020711
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month4
Collection Year1904
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12139
Author:Miller, R.R.
Date:1946
Title:The probable origin of the soft-shelled turtle in the Colorado River basin.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1946
Issue:1
Pages:46
Commentsinfo from field notes, Division of Fishes, US National Museum (Smithsonian) - status established based on local accounts that the turtles were not rare
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/16/2019].

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