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Actinemys marmorata (Western Pond Turtle, Pacific Pond Turtle)



Endangered Species

Status: Vulnerable
View IUCN Record: Actinemys marmorata


Clutch Size [2]  4
Clutches / Year [2]  1
Hibernates [1]  Yes
Incubation [2]  80 days
Maximum Longevity [3]  27 years 3 months
Water Biome [1]  Lakes and Ponds, Rivers and Streams, Brackish Water
Adult Weight [2]  282 grams
Female Weight [2]  282 grams
Diet [1]  Omnivore


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States No
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No


Parasitized by 
Spirorchis innominatus[4]
Telorchis corti[4]

External References

NatureServe Explorer


Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
3de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0