Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID878186
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusPelodiscus
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese softshell
StateMA
CountyNorfolk
LocalityWollaston Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
HUC10 NameWhitmans Pond-Frontal Boston Harbor
HUC10 Number0109000109
HUC12 NameMonatiquot River-Frontal Quincy Bay
HUC12 Number010900010901
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28011
Author:Wingfield, S.L.
Date:2015
Title:New England experts concerned by sighting of invasive Chinese soft-shelled turtle on beach.
Publisher:Startribune.com
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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