Specimen Information

Glyptemys muhlenbergii
Glyptemys muhlenbergii
(Bog Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID235838
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusGlyptemys
Speciesmuhlenbergii
Common NameBog Turtle
StateCA
CountyYolo
Localitywaterway at the University of California Arboretum, Davis
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Sacramento
HUC8 Number18020163
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity pet
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15913
Author:Spinks, P.Q., G.B. Pauly, J.J. Crayon, and H.B. Shaffer
Date:2003
Title:Survival of the western pond turtle (Emys marmorata) in an urban California environment.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:113
Issue:2
Pages:257-267
Comments(In literature as Glyptemys muhlenbergii). Former resident of Zoo Atlanta (GA), stolen in 1995 along with 3 other G. Muhlenbergii and 2 Clemmys guttata. Died shortly after capture from fungal infection. Age estimated at 47 years. Collected during an extensive survey of native Western pond turtles, Emys marmorata on the UC Davis campus, from 1994-2001.
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberL10/ R2, Zoo Atlanta
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Number of Breeding Males1


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