E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Chinemys reevesi (Gray, 1831)
Asiatic Turtle; Chinese Three-Keeled Pond Turtle; Reeve's Turtle
Family: Emydidae
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Distribution of Chinemys reevesi in British Columbia
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The Asiatic Turtle, or Reeves Turtle, is an introduced semi-aquatic species in British Columbia. There is a single published record of this species in the province, from McCoy Lake near Port Alberni and, although there are no recent records, it is possible that a population may persist on Vancouver Island because the region is climatically similar to the species native climate (Matsuda et al. 2006).

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
BC Ministry of Environment: BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer--the authoritative source for conservation information in British Columbia.

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-07-13 8:59:36 PM]
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