Chelydra serpentina rossignonii — Overview

Yucatán Snapping Turtle learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

From Veracruz, Mexico, through southern Belize, central Guatemala to northwestern Honduras; not known from Yucatan (Iverson 1992).

Smith and Smith (1979: 355) discussed records of Chelydra serpentina serpentina in northern Mexico and concluded that these are unfounded.


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