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The status of the nearly extinct Illinois mud turtle (Kinosternon flavescens spooneri Smith 1951) with recommendations for its conservation

Lauren Brown

The status of the nearly extinct Illinois mud turtle (Kinosternon flavescens spooneri Smith 1951) with recommendations for its conservation

by Lauren Brown

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Published by Board of Trustees, Milwaukee Public Museum in [Milwaukee] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Kinosternon flavescens.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- Illinois.,
    • Rare animals -- Illinois.,
    • Reptiles -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 44-47.

      Statementby Lauren E. Brown and Don Moll.
      SeriesSpecial publications in biology and geology ;, no. 3
      ContributionsMoll, Don, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL666.C55 B76
      The Physical Object
      Pagination49 p. :
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4447164M
      ISBN 100893260428
      LC Control Number79109180

      Through the sale of t-shirts and other eco-friendly products they raised over $3, for the Illinois Conservation Foundation, $1, toward the effort to reintroduce state endangered river otters, $1, toward the purchase of critical habitat for the state endangered Illinois mud turtle, and $1, toward the installation of a bat-friendly. Yellow Mud Turtle (Kinosternon flavescens) by Jeff LeClere. A yellow mud turtle, Kinosternon flavescens, from Muscatine County, Iowa. Status. ENDANGERED and Species of Greatest Conservation Need. It is illegal to kill or collect this species by law in Iowa. Yellow mud turtles are very rare in Iowa and are completely protected. Any seen should.

      Turtles are long-lived creatures that reproduce slowly, and demand for the animal pushed populations to the brink. In the places where fisherman once pulled hundreds of animals out of the river each day, numbers dwindled to nearly zero. Today many species are threatened or endangered, with harvesting prohibited or : David Mccowan. The underlying theme of this book is that a widespread, taxonomically diverse group of animals, important both from ecological and human resource perspectives, remains poorly understood and in delcine, while receiving scant attention from the ecological and conservation community. This volume proposes a comprehensive overview of the world's river.

      The status of the Nearly Extinct Illinois Mud Turtle with recommendations for its Conservation Milwaukee Pub. Museum, Soft Cover. Spec. Pub. Biol. & Geol. No. 3, pp. , 2 figs. Carroll, David M.. Self-Portrait with Turtles. Boston, New York: A Mariner Book Houghton Mifflin Compant, Soft Cover. pages, No writing, stamps.   Distributional survey of the yellow mud turtle (Kinosternon flavescens) in Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri: a proposed endangered species. Southwestern Naturalist Brown, L. E., and D. Moll. The status of the nearly extinct Illinois mud turtle (Kinosternon flavescens spooneri Smith ) with recommendations for its conservation.


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Read revi. Biological Conservation 27 () i 56 A Review of the Status of the Illinois Mud Turtle Kinosternon flavescens spooneri Smith C. Kenneth Dodd, Jr office of Endangered Species, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DCUSA ABSTRACT The Illinois mud turtle Kinosternon flavescens spooneri is a relict subspecies confined to remnant sand prairies in the North American Cited by: 7.

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In Illinois, turtle eggs typically require about two months to hatch. Hatchlings of some species, like painted turtles (Chrysemys picta), overwinter in the nest and do not move to water until the next spring. Most aquatic turtles hibernate. Illinois.) NaturalFile Size: 1MB. The yellow mud turtle has been protected as an endangered species in Illinois since January, Special concern for the apparent rarity of this species in the Midwest was voiced as early as the 's (Cahn, ; Cahn, ).

Brown and Moll () suggested that just three populations were extant in Illinois and Iowa, andCited by: 2. InEndangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: Status and Distribution was published as the culmination of a major effort known as the Endangered Species Project.

While a number of attempts had previously been made to develop a list of species endangered in Illinois, the Endangered Species Project was a comprehensive effort to.

Description: Yellow Mud Turtles have a dome-like shell that is usually colored olive, dark brown or black. The lower part of the shell is usually colored yellow, hence the name Yellow Mud Turtle. The color of the skin is usually the same color as the upper part of the shell.

Most Illinois turtles lay oval eggs, but softshells and snapping turtles lay spherical eggs. Small species, such as the spotted turtle, may lay only three to five eggs in a nest, while the larger snapping turtle lays 20 to 40 eggs.

Spotted, snapping and Blanding's turtles lay eggs once per year. It’s not easy to be a turtle in the 21st century. A new report warns that freshwater turtles and tortoises are among the world’s most threatened groups of species, with more than 40 percent at risk of extinction due to habitat loss, the illegal pet trade, and consumption for food and traditional medicine.

The main threats to the turtle include habitat alteration, primarily from agriculture, winter kill, lowered water tables, and genetic problems due to low population size. This paper reviews the status and biology of the sub-species and concludes that the Illinois mud turtle is biologically endangered and will remain so unless its habitat is Cited by: 7.

Status of the nearly extinct Illinois mud turtle (Kinosternon flavescens spooneri Smith ) with recommendations for its conservation.

[Milwaukee]: Board of Trustees, Milwaukee Public Museum, (OCoLC) The status of the Nearly Extinct Illinois Mud Turtle with recommendations for its Conservation. Brown, Lauren E., and Don Moll. Turtles. Paul Gritis Books. 6 items.

books of Poetry. mclinhavenbooks [IOBA] 7 items. Museum Exhibits. Lake Country Books and More. 17 items. Politics. Old Book Surfer. Conservation Status. Yellow mud turtle populations are stable throughout most of their range.

Yellow mud turtles are not endangered or threatened in northern Nebraska through Texas and into Mexico. In Missouri K. flavescens is listed as state endangered. Kinosternon flavescens flavescens is on the state-endangered list in Illinois. PDF | The Illinois mud turtle Kinosternon flavescens spooneri is a relict subspecies confined to remnant sand prairies in the North American Midwest.

| Find, read and cite all the research you. Illinois, 3) Species that formerly were widespread in Illinois but have been nearly extirpated from the State due to habitat destruction, collecting, or other pressures resulting from the development of Illinois, 4) Species thatexhibit very restricted geographic ranges of which Illinois is a part, 5) Species that exhibitFile Size: 85KB.

The Illinois subspecies is known as the Illinois mud turtle. The news isn't good. The number of turtles captured at several natural ponds in Mason and. Global Conservation Status of turtles and tortoises pdf.

extant and recently extinct turtles and tortoises (Order Testudines). Our analysis is based on the nearly 60% Threatened or. The status of the nearly extinct Illinois mud turtle with recommendations for its conservation.

Milwaukee Public Museum Special Publication in Biology and Geology No. The western painted turtle (Chrysemys picta bellii) is one of four recognized subspecies of painted turtle in North America.

These subspecies are delineated based on the geographic separation of different species populations. All subspecies populations are secure and not at .A number of turtles are of conservation concern. The yellow mud turtle, river cooter, alligator snapping turtle, and spotted turtle are state listed as endangered and Blanding's turtle as threatened.

Furthermore, many of the other species are declining. A variety of causes may be cited but most are closely tied to human activity.Distribution Notes: The status of the Alligator Snapping Turtle in Illinois has been the subject of extensive debate since the Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced plans to reintroduce the species to Illinois waters in With less than 20 confirmed records in Illinois, the species has been considered an infrequent visitor; the.