Common name: Brazilian Slider
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Native Range: Northeastern Argentina, Uruguay, and Rio Grand do Sul, Brazil (Fritz and Havas, 2007).
Hydrologic Unit Codes (HUCs) Explained
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Table 1. States with nonindigenous occurrences, the earliest and latest observations in each state, and the tally and names of HUCs with observations†. Names and dates are hyperlinked to their relevant specimen records. The list of references for all nonindigenous occurrences of Trachemys dorbigni are found here.
Table last updated 2/27/2023
† Populations may not be currently present.
References: (click for full references)
Revision Date: 1/14/2008
Fritz, U. and P. Havas. 2007. Checklist of Chelonians of the World. Vertebrate Zoology 57(2): 149-368.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2023, Trachemys dorbigni (Duméril and Bibron, 1835): U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=1258, Revision Date: 1/14/2008, Access Date: 6/9/2023
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