Krysko, Kenneth L., Burgess, Joseph P., Rochford, Michael R., Gillette, Christopher R., Cueva, Daniel, Enge, Kevin M., Somma, Louis A., Stabile, Jennifer L., Smith, Dustin C., Wasilewski, Joseph A., Kieckhefer Iii, Guy N., Granatosky, Michael C. & Nielsen, Stuart V., 2011, 3028, Zootaxa 3028, pp. 1-64 : 29-30

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The Tropical Wood Turtle, Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima ( Linnaeus 1758) (for authority see Rhodin & Carr 2009), is indigenous to Central America, northward to portions of the western coast of Mexico ( Bonin et al. 2006), and it has been introduced to Massachusetts, USA ( Kraus 2009). On 16 August 2006 at 900 h, Travis K. Blunden collected a subadult (140 mm CL) R. pulcherrima (UF 121604; MorphoBank M88569 View Materials ; Fig. 25) on Duette Road, 0.4 km north of Duette Ranch Preserve, Manatee County (27.5902 o N, - 82.1228 o W). This species likely was released (stage 2). This represents the first known voucher for this family and species in Florida.

The Spotted-legged Wood Turtle, Rhinoclemmys punctularia (Daudin 1801) , is indigenous to the Guianas, the Orinoco drainage of Venezuela, Suriname, northeastern Brazil, and Trinidad ( Pritchard & Trebbau 1984; Bonin et al. 2006). Bartlett and Bartlett (2006b) claim that R. punctularia has been established in Miami-Dade County for about 10 years, and state that “most Florida specimens have been found at the edges of parking lots and roads on the Miccosukee Indian Reservation” (2006b:111), but no known voucher has ever been deposited in a systematic collection. However, this species was not found during a survey by David Serrano (personal communication) in 2009 within the Miccosukee Indian Reservation. On 2 March 2008, a R. punctularia was found (photographic voucher UF 153697; MorphoBank M88570 View Materials ; Fig. 26) near Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, Miami- Dade County (25.78534 o N, - 80.17341 o W). This species had escaped (stage 2) from an enclosure. This represents the first known voucher for this species in Florida.











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