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Apalone mutica mutica

(Midland Smooth Softshell)

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Midland Smooth Softshell, Midland Smooth Softshell Turtle, Smooth Softshell Turtle


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Trionyx muticus Lesueur


Name Status: Accepted Name . Latest taxonomic scrutiny: March 27, 2000.

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Apalone

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 13 species and subspecies in this genus:

A.ater (Cuatro Cienegas Softshell Turtle) · A.ferox (Florida Softshell Turtle) · A.mutica (Smooth Softshelled Turtle) · A.mutica calvata (Gulf Coast Smooth Softshell) · A.mutica mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell) · A.spinifera (Cuatro Cienegas Softshell) · A.spinifera aspera (Gulf Coast Spiny Softshell) · A.spinifera ater (Black Spiny Softshell Turtle) · A.spinifera emoryi (Texas Spiny Softshell) · A.spinifera guadalupensis (Guadalupe Spiny Softshell) · A.spinifera hartwegi (Spiny Softshell) · A.spinifera pallida (Pallid Spiny Softshell) · A.spinifera spinifera (Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle)

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Last Revised: 2014-05-07