Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
(Red-eared Slider)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Impact ID4091
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionVerneau et al. (2011) observed several cases of host-switching in Polystomatid worms (Polystomoides oris, Neopolystoma orbiculare, and Neopolystoma spp.) from T. s. elegans to indigenous (France) Emys orbicularis and Mauremys leprosa in captivity.
Reference35744
Great Lakes RegionNo
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