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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spiny_softshell_turtle

The spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) is a species of softshell turtle, one of the largest ... Northern spiny softshell turtle (or Eastern spiny softshell ), A. s. spinifera (Lesueur, 1827); Gulf Coast spiny softshell turtle, A. s. aspera (Agassiz,  ...

www.herprman.com/species/turtles/eastern-spiny-softshell-turtle

Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle. Scientific Name: Apalone spinifera spinifera. Size: 5 – 18.9” (adult carapace length) Status: Locally common in the western part of ...

www.warnernaturecenter.org/animals/softshellturtle

(Apalone Spinifera) What is the spiny softshell's shell made of? Unlike most turtles, who have hard, bony shells, the spiny softshell has a leathery shell lacking ...

www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Wildlife-Library/Amphibians-Reptiles-and-Fish/Spiny-Softshell-Turtle.aspx

Learn about the biology and behavior of the spiny softshell turtle. ... Range: Spread throughout most of the United States from central-eastern U.S. to Wisconsin ...

www.arkive.org/spiny-softshell-turtle/apalone-spinifera

Learn more about the Spiny softshell turtle - with amazing Spiny softshell turtle ... eastern spiny softshell, Guadalupe spiny softshell, Gulf Coast spiny softshell, ...

www.reptilesmagazine.com/Turtles-Tortoises/Turtle-Care/Softshell-Turtle-Care

The eastern spiny softshell (A. s. spinifera) occurs east of the Mississippi River from eastern New York southward to western Virginia and North Carolina, and ...

www.reptilesmagazine.com/Turtle-Tortoise-Species/Spiny-Softshell-Turtle

Spiny Softshell Turtle. Apalone spinifera. Family: Trionychidae; Adult Size: Adult female spiny softshells can reach 18 inches or more, while males are usually no  ...

allturtles.com/eastern-spiny-softshell-turtle

Geographical Region: They are found in West Virginia, west of the mountains. Size: Females are larger than males. Females can reach up to 18 inches in length, ...

srelherp.uga.edu/turtles/apaspi.htm

species photo, range map: SC and GA, range map: eastern US ... Unlike most turtles in Georgia, the spiny softshell turtle has a flat, leathery shell with very ...