Specimen Information

Platemys platycephala
Platemys platycephala
(twist-necked turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Exotic

Specimen ID115885
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusPlatemys
Speciesplatycephala
Common Nametwist-necked turtle
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityNaples, Wilderness Country Club
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 NameNaples Frontal
HUC10 Number0309020405
HUC12 NameClam Pass-Doctors Pass Frontal
HUC12 Number030902040504
Map
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Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23803
Author:Krysko, K.L., J.P. Burgess, M.R. Rochford, C.R. Gillette, D. Cueva, K.M. Enge, L.A. Somma, J.L. Stabile, D.C. Smith, J.A. Wasilewski, G.N. Kieckhefer, III, M.C. Granatosky, and S.V. Nielsen
Date:2011
Title:Verified non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles in Florida from 1863 through 2010: Outlining the invasion process and identifying invasion pathways and stages.
Journal:Zootaxa
Volume:3028
Pages:1-64
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 154589
VerifierP. Moler
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2019].

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