Specimen Information

Chelydra serpentina
Chelydra serpentina
(Snapping Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID871826
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusChelydra
Speciesserpentina
Common NameSnapping Turtle
StateCA
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
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Comments"Turtle was removed from the pool and preserved for submittal to Los Angeles Natural History Museum."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2021].

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