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Chelydra serpentina serpentina  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173753

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Common Name(s): Common Snapping Turtle [English]
  Valid Name: Chelydra serpentina (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - subsequent name/combination   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Chelydra serpentina serpentina    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Chelydra serpentina serpentina   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collins, J. T.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians and Reptiles, Third Edition   
  Page(s): ii + 41   
  Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles   
  Publication Place: St. Louis, Missouri, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-21-4   
  Reference for: Chelydra serpentina serpentina   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Iverson, John B.  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Revised Checklist with Distribution Maps of the Turtles of the World   
  Page(s): xiii + 363   
  Publisher: Privately Printed   
  Publication Place: Richmond, Indiana   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9617431-0-5   
  Reference for: Chelydra serpentina serpentina   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P. P., J. Iverson, A. Rhodin, H. Shaffer, and R. Bour]  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with maps, and Conservation Status   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chelonian Research Monographs, no. 5, v. 7   
  Page(s): 329-479   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at   
  Reference for: Chelydra serpentina serpentina   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  






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