Specimen Information

Pelodiscus sinensis
Pelodiscus sinensis
(Chinese softshell)
Reptiles-Turtles
Exotic

Specimen ID278862
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusPelodiscus
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese softshell
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityDyke Marsh, Alexandria - on the Potomac River, and 10 mi downriver at Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameCameron Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001003
HUC12 NameLittle Hunting Creek-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700100307
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:21077
Author:Mitchell, J.C., B.W. Steury, K.A. Buhlmann, P.P. van Dijk.
Date:2007
Title:Chinese softshell turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis) in the Potomac River and notes on Eastern spiny softshells (Apalone spinifera) in Northern Virginia.
Journal:Banisteria
Volume:30
Pages:41-43
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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