Specimen Information

Staurotypus salvinii
Staurotypus salvinii
(Pacific Coast giant musk turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Exotic

Specimen ID275002
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusStaurotypus
Speciessalvinii
Common NamePacific Coast giant musk turtle
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityZoo Miami property; on a service road between exhibits
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameCoral Gables
HUC10 Number0309020616
HUC12 NameBlack Creek Canal
HUC12 Number030902061602
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month11
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19749
Author:Smith, D.C, K.L. Krysko, T.A. Sorenson, and M.N. Sider
Date:2011
Title:The Pacific coast giant musk turtle, Staurotypus salvinii Gray 1864 (Kinosternidae), a new non-indigenous species in Florida.
Journal:IRCF Reptiles and Amphibians
Volume:18
Issue:1
Pages:55-56
Comments0.9 mi from previous collection; nearest water source is not connected to previous collection water source
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberUF 162276
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number of Juveniles1


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