Specimen Information

Chelydra serpentina
Chelydra serpentina
(Snapping Turtle)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID871826
Common NameSnapping Turtle
CountyLos Angeles
Localitysmall pool on southern bank of the Santa Clara River wash approximately 100m upstream of the Sierra Hwy bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Santa Clara River
HUC10 Number1807010201
HUC12 NameSand Canyon-Santa Clara River
HUC12 Number180701020107
Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Comments"Turtle was removed from the pool and preserved for submittal to Los Angeles Natural History Museum."
Record TypePersonal communication
Number Collected1
Chelydra serpentina
Chelydra serpentina


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/12/2024].

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