Apalone spinifera atra
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Black Spiny Softshell Turtle, Cuatrocienegas Softshell, Tortuga Concha Blanda, Trionyx spinifera ater, A. ater (formerly)
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: June 14, 1976
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
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).
Cuatro Cienegas Softshell Turtle Facts Last Updated:
January 1, 2006
To Cite This Page:
Glenn, C. R. 2006. "Earth's Endangered Creatures - Cuatro Cienegas Softshell Turtle Facts" (Online).
Accessed 5/20/2018 at http://earthsendangered.com/profile.asp?sp=478&ID=9.
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