Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261311
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Common NameSpiny Softshell
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityMiami, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, 0.05 mi SE of Ryder Buisness building
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameTamiami Canal
HUC10 Number0309020615
HUC12 NameTamiami Canal
HUC12 Number030902061500
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month10
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23803
Author:Krysko, K.L., J.P. Burgess, M.R. Rochford, C.R. Gillette, D. Cueva, K.M. Enge, L.A. Somma, J.L. Stabile, D.C. Smith, J.A. Wasilewski, G.N. Kieckhefer, III, M.C. Granatosky, and S.V. Nielsen
Date:2011
Title:Verified non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles in Florida from 1863 through 2010: Outlining the invasion process and identifying invasion pathways and stages.
Journal:Zootaxa
Volume:3028
Pages:1-64
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18582
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, (Larry Connor).
Date:2009
Title:FWC Exotic database as of 3-31-2009.
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Commentsphotographed
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 153765 - photo
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2019].

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