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PALLID SPINY SOFTSHELL TURTLE
Apalone spinifera pallida

Pallid Spiny Softshell Turtle - Apalone spinifera pallida
Apalone   spinifera   pallida     from     Harris     County,   Texas
                                                                  Photo by Matt Hollanders



Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs throughout east Texas and northward into the Texas panhandle. It intergrades with the Guadalupe Spiny Softshell Turtle along the western extremes of it's range.

Legal Status:  Apalone spinifera pallida has no protected status in our region.







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