Specimen Information

Graptemys pseudogeographica
Graptemys pseudogeographica
(False Map Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID271042
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusGraptemys
Speciespseudogeographica
Common NameFalse Map Turtle
StateMD
CountyHoward
LocalityLake Elkhorn, Columbia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePatuxent
HUC8 Number02060006
HUC10 NameLittle Patuxent River
HUC10 Number0206000602
HUC12 NameDorsey Run-Little Patuxent River
HUC12 Number020600060202
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19392
Author:Carson, L.
Date:2010
Title:Non-native turtle found in Columbia as Md. counts critters.
Publisher:The Baltimore Sun
Issue:July 7
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19465
Author:Carson, L.
Date:2010
Title:Turtle eggs found near Columbia Lake belong to non-native species.
Publisher:The Baltimore Sun.
Issue:September 3, 2010
Commentsadult collected; eggs excavated
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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