Specimen Information

Rhinoclemmys punctularia
Rhinoclemmys punctularia
(Spot-legged Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Exotic

Specimen ID285520
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusRhinoclemmys
Speciespunctularia
Common NameSpot-legged Turtle
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityMiccosukee Indian Reservation
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020615
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23803
Author:Krysko, K.L., J.P. Burgess, M.R. Rochford, C.R. Gillette, D. Cueva, K.M. Enge, L.A. Somma, J.L. Stabile, D.C. Smith, J.A. Wasilewski, G.N. Kieckhefer, III, M.C. Granatosky, and S.V. Nielsen
Date:2011
Title:Verified non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles in Florida from 1863 through 2010: Outlining the invasion process and identifying invasion pathways and stages.
Journal:Zootaxa
Volume:3028
Pages:1-64
Comments"Bartlett and Bartlett (2006) claim that R. punctularia has been established in Miami-Dade County for about 10 years...". David Serrano (pers. comm) found no trace of this species during a 2009 survey of the area
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2019].

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