Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID278863
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusPelodiscus
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese softshell
StateMD
CountyPrince Georges/C
LocalityPotomac River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month12
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statuscollected
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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