Specimen Information

Malaclemys terrapin
Malaclemys terrapin
(Diamond-backed Terrapin)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID156252
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusMalaclemys
Speciesterrapin
Common NameDiamond-backed Terrapin
StatePA
CountyDelaware
LocalityTinicum Marsh
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
Map
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Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13352
Author:McCoy, C.J.
Date:1982
Title:Amphibians and reptiles in Pennsylvania: checklist, bibliography, and atlas of distribution. Special Publication of Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Publisher:Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Volume:6
Pages:91
CommentsThis specimen was collected just outside of the terrapin's range. Both Roger Conant and C.J. McCoy suspect it to be a nonindigenous occurrence.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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