Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID266016
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Common NameSpiny Softshell
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityColorado River, below Hoover Dam
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHavasu-Mohave Lakes
HUC8 Number15030101
Map
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Collection Year1936
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18961
Author:Cowles, R.B., and C.M. Bogert
Date:1936
Title:The herpetology of the Boulder Dam region (Nev., Ariz., Utah)
Journal:Herpetologica
Publisher:Herpetologica.
Volume:1
Issue:2
Pages:33-42
CommentsOne specimen captured. Hoover Dam listed in the literature as "Boulder Dam"
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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