Specimen Information

Chelydra serpentina
Chelydra serpentina
(Snapping Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID158671
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusChelydra
Speciesserpentina
Common NameSnapping Turtle
StateCA
CountyMarin
LocalityPhoenix Lake; Marine Municipal Water District; on the nw side of Mount Tamalpais
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
HUC10 NameCorte Madera Creek-Frontal San Fransisco Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000209
HUC12 NameCorte Madera Creek
HUC12 Number180500020901
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13772
Author:Fimrite, P.
Date:2004
Title:Turtles Battle for Marin Turf: Native Western Pond Species is Being Driven out of its Home in Marin Water District Lakes.
Publisher:SFGate.com
Volume:2004
Issue:May 17
Commentslocation was either Phoenix Lake or nearby Alpine Lake
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierEttlinger, Eric - herpetologist
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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