Texas Turtles Specimen Collection

Latest version published by Texas Turtles on Mar 22, 2024 Texas Turtles
Publication date:
22 March 2024
Published by:
Texas Turtles
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The collection consists of fluid preserved specimens, dry skeletal specimens and associated tissues

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 78 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Texas Turtles Specimen Collection


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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Texas Turtles. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: e3cff08d-212b-4ae5-8f8c-24da1333d8eb.  Texas Turtles publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.


Occurrence; Specimen


Viviana Ricardez
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Vice President
Texas Turtles
Carl Franklin
  • Point Of Contact
Texas Turtles
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

The primary geographic focus of the collection is Texas

Bounding Coordinates South West [25.8, -106.611], North East [36.668, -93.516]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class Reptilia

Additional Metadata