Northern spiny softshell turtle

Northern spiny softshell turtle

SUBSPECIES OF

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Apalone spinifera spinifera

The northern spiny softshell turtle is a subspecies of soft-shelled turtle in the family Trionychidae. The subspecies is native to the United States and can be found from Montana at the western edge of its range to Vermont and Quebec on the eastern edge. Introduced populations have also been found in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Arizona, and Virginia.

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References

1. Northern spiny softshell turtle Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_spiny_softshell_turtle

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