Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID278865
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Subspeciesspinifera
Common NameEastern Spiny Softshell
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityOccoquan River, 9 km from confluence with Potomac River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameOccoquan River-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001008
HUC12 NameOccoquan Reservoir-Occoquan River
HUC12 Number020700100802
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
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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