Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115863
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Subspeciesspinifera
Common NameEastern Spiny Softshell
StateVA
CountyFairfax
Localitya smallpond adjacent to Bull Run Creek, at U.S. Rts. 29 & 211
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year1982
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12141
Author:Ernst, C.H., S.C. Belfit, S.W. Sekscienski, and A.F. Laemmerzahl
Date:1997
Title:The Amphibians and Reptiles of Ft. Belvoir and Northern Virginia.
Journal:Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Sociey
Volume:33
Issue:1
Pages:1-62
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalGeorge Mason University
Museum Cat NumberGMU 1676
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1M
Size124.9 mm


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