Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156047
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Subspeciesemoryi
Common NameTexas Spiny Softshell
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalitySalton Sea (HUC6) non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100200
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12121
Author:Bury, R.B., and R.A. Luckenbach
Date:1976
Title:Introduced amphibians and reptiles in California.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:10
Pages:1-14
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13272
Author:Stebbins, R.C.
Date:1985
Title:A field guide to western reptiles and ampbibians. Peterson Field Guide series
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin.
Reference 3
Ref. Number:13174
Author:Ernst, C.H., J.E Lovich, and R.W. Barbour.
Date:1994
Title:Turtles of the United States and Canada.
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London.
Pages:578 pp
Commentserror 1985 publication year Stebbins Released into the Gila-Colorado River System around 1900; this locality represents the current extent of this established population
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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