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Holotype of Platypeltis agassizii

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1873-12-14

North America: United States: Georgia | [no specific locality data]

Media of type image, MCZ:Herp:R-37172 Identified as Apalone spinifera aspera type status Voucher of Platypeltis| Holotype of Platypeltis agassizii.

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MCZ:Herp:R-37172 Apalone spinifera aspera. Holotype.

Media of type image, MCZ:Herp:R-37172 Identified as Apalone spinifera aspera type status Voucher of Platypeltis| Holotype of Platypeltis agassizii.

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MCZ:Herp:R-37172 Apalone spinifera aspera. Holotype.

Media of type image, MCZ:Herp:R-37172 Identified as Apalone spinifera aspera type status Voucher of Platypeltis| Holotype of Platypeltis agassizii.

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MCZ:Herp:R-37172 Apalone spinifera aspera. Holotype.

Current Identification
Apalone spinifera aspera (Agassiz, 1857)
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Anapsida Testudinata Cryptodira Trionychoidea Trionychidae
Common Name(s): Gulf Coast Spiny Softshell; Gulf Coast spiny softshell turtle
Determiner: Catalog
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Catalog/1997
Previous Identification
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Anapsida Testudinata Cryptodira Trionychoidea Trionychidae
Determiner: Catalog
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Catalog/1997

Baur 1888, page 1121, Holotype of Platypeltis agassizii Baur, 1888 type not specified but supported by later text
Stejneger 1944, page 72, Voucher of Platypeltis
Media of type text, Baur 1888. Description:The American Naturalist, volume 22

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Baur 1888 Description: The American Naturalist, volume 22

Media of type text, Stejneger 1944. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. XCIV no. 1

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Stejneger 1944 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. XCIV no. 1

  • muse location number: ZR37172

Part Condition Disposition Count
skeleton (dry) unchecked in collection 1 History
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: dried soft tissue; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-03-16
subsampled by=Rina Morisawa   determined date=2022-03-04   determined by=Rina Morisawa  

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Rina Morisawa 2022-03-16

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Georgia
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7007248 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Ga.
  • Georeference:
  • 32.8064970, -83.451660 (Error radius: 314000m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-10-05 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1873-12-14
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • No info on begin date. Received from Louis Agassiz, so new end date from Agassiz's DOD
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

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Media of type text, Herpetology R-37151;R-37152;R-37153;R-37154;R-37155;R-37156;R-37157;R-37158;R-37159;R-37160;R-37161;R-37162;R-37163;R-37164;R-37165;R-37166;R-37167;R-37168;R-37169;R-37170;R-37171;R-37172;R-37173;R-37174;R-37175;R-37176;R-37177;R-37178;R-37179;R-37180;R-37181;R-37182;R-37183;R-37184;R-37185;R-37186;R-37187;R-37188;R-37189;R-37190;R-37191;R-37192;R-37193;R-37194;R-37195;R-37196;R-37197;R-37198;R-37199;R-37200. Description:MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 032001-044000, pg.104

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Ledger page for: Herpetology Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 032001-044000, pg.104

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