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Loggerhead Musk Turtle (Sternotherus minor minor)

Created: December 27th, 2016 - 09:56 PM
Last Modified: December 28th, 2016 - 08:41 PM
Entered by: Nicholas Barys
Record 268438
Country:
United States
State:
Florida
County:
Santa Rosa County
Time:
2016-12-25 19:32:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
Floodplain
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Comments

Posted by Nicholas Barys on Dec 28, 2016 at 08:40 PM

That, I did not know. I've always gone by seeing their carapace / location. Thanks.

Posted by James Jeffery on Dec 28, 2016 at 08:37 PM

plastron keys out to Sternotherus

Posted by Nicholas Barys on Dec 28, 2016 at 07:46 PM

On what basis? This turtle lacked the keeled carapace of a Sternotherus minor.

Posted by James Jeffery on Dec 28, 2016 at 05:52 PM

loggerhead musk turtle, sternotherus minor