Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164234
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusMalaclemys
Speciesterrapin
Common NameDiamond-backed Terrapin
StateCA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameCalifornia Region
HUC8 Number18000000
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14296
Author:Benavides, G., D. Renoud, and K. Wasson.
Date:2002
Title:Least wanted aquatic invaders: Diamond Back Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin).
Journal:The Elkhorn Slough [online]
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2019].

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