Cuatro Cienegas Softshell Turtle   TURTLE
 
 

Scientific Name:
Apalone spinifera atra
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Black Spiny Softshell Turtle, Cuatrocienegas Softshell, Tortuga Concha Blanda, Trionyx spinifera ater, A. ater (formerly)
Group:
Reptiles
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
CR-IUCN: 1996
EN-US FWS: June 14, 1976
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Mexico

Facts Summary:
The Cuatro Cienegas Softshell Turtle (Apalone spinifera atra) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "reptiles" and found in the following area(s): Mexico. This species is also known by the following name(s): Black Spiny Softshell Turtle, Cuatrocienegas Softshell, Tortuga Concha Blanda, Trionyx spinifera ater, A. ater (formerly).


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