Specimen Information

Pseudemys concinna concinna
Pseudemys concinna concinna
(Eastern River Cooter)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115891
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusPseudemys
Speciesconcinna
Subspeciesconcinna
Common NameEastern River Cooter
StateTX
CountyCameron
LocalityBrownsville
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouth Laguna Madre
HUC8 Number12110208
HUC10 Number1211020809
Map
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Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12167
Author:Conant, R.
Date:1977
Title:The Florida Water Snake (Reptile, Serpentes, Colubridae) Established at Brownsville, Texas, with Comments on other Herpetological Introductions in the Area.
Journal:Journal of Herpetology
Volume:11
Issue:2
Pages:217-220
Commentspopulation thought to have resulted from escapes or intentional releases from the King animal business; after capture was housed at the Gladys Proter Zoo, Brownsville
Record TypeLiterature
Disposal"GladysPortorZoo, Brownsvil"
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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