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MIDLAND SMOOTH SOFTSHELL TURTLE
Apalone mutica mutica

Midland Smooth Softshell Turtle - Apalone mutica mutica
Apalone   mutica   mutica      from      Harris     County,    Texas
                                                                 Photo by Matt Hollanders

Midland Smooth Softshell Turtle - Apalone mutica mutica
Apalone   mutica   mutica      from      Harris     County,    Texas
                                                                 Photo by Matt Hollanders



Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs throughout most of east Texas, north-central Texas, and northward into the Texas panhandle.

Legal Status:  Apalone smutica mutica has no protected status in our region.







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