Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156049
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Subspeciesemoryi
Common NameTexas Spiny Softshell
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalitySan Gabriel River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Gabriel
HUC8 Number18070106
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
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.
CommentsEscaped during flooding in New Mexico and spread to CA, UT, AZ, and NV
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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