MCZ Herpetology R-3416

Podocnemis expansa (Schweigger, 1812)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1998-02-11

South America: Brazil: Amazonas | Villa Bella

Current Identification
Podocnemis expansa (Schweigger, 1812)
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Anapsida Testudinata Pleurodira Pelomedusoides Pelomedusidae
Common Name(s): Arrau; Giant Amazon River Turtle; Giant South American River Turtle; south american river turtle; tartaruga; true Amazon turtle
Determiner: Catalog
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Catalog/1998
Previous Identification
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Sauria Iguanidae
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration

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  • muse location number: ZR3416

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (ethanol) unchecked unknown 1 History

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  • 3 specimens noted in catalogue

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  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Brazil
  • State/Province:
  • Amazonas
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Villa Bella
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Villa Bella
  • Locality Remarks:
  • Brazil:Amazonas current locality 'Rio Amazonas at Parintins and environs' from Higuchi, 1990
  • Georeference:
  • -5.7825000°, -65.910800° (Error radius: 7.365km) By: CAS (MCZ) on 2003-12-15 (Source: Alexandria Digital Library Gazetteer)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Radial of Feature:
  • 4750 m
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1998-02-11
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • End of date collected range set to latest date of data entry for a cataloged item in this collecting event
  • Collector:
  • Louis Agassizlinked data icon

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Media type: text; Herpetology R-3401;  R-3402;  R-3403;  R-3404;  R-3405;  R-3406;  R-3407;  R-3408;  R-3409;  R-3410;  R-3411;  R-3412;  R-3413;  R-3414;  R-3415;  R-3416;  R-3417;  R-3418;  R-3419;  R-3420;  R-3421;  R-3422;  R-3423;  R-3424;  R-3425 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 000001-004000, pg.137;

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Ledger Entry for: 25 cataloged items from MCZ:Herp:R-3401 Tropidolepis sp. to MCZ:Herp:R-...

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