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

14 results for Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4090 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Experimental Laboratory Pearson et al. (2015) show that T. s. elegans outcompetes and negatively impacts... 27501
4093 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Experimental Field Trachemys scripta elegans outcompeted native European pond turtle Emys... 35747
4101 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Experimental Field The health and survival of the endangered European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis) declined... 35766
4102 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Experimental Laboratory T. s. elegans demonstrated stronger, more aggressive feeding behaviors and better resource... 35767
4103 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Experimental Laboratory In competition with T. s. elegans, Mauremys leprosa reduced its basking activity... 35768
4106 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Observational N/A Red-eared Sliders have been shown to outcompete Chinese native turtle Mauremys sinensis... 35785
4381 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Anecdotal N/A Researchers suggest that T. s. elegans poses a significant threat to the critically... 36308
4384 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Experimental Field T. s. elegans overlaps in niche for food resources with Mauremys reevesii, an... 36316
4385 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Experimental Field The Western pond turtle, Actinemys marmorata, exhibited increased health and body... 36317
4386 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Experimental Laboratory Polo-Cavia et al. (2011) suggest that Mauremys leprosa, a native turtle of the Iberian... 35767
4388 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Experimental Laboratory In heterospecific groups, Red-eared Sliders outcompeted endangered European turtles (Emys... 35747
4389 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Anecdotal N/A Red-eared sliders outcompete other turtles in their invaded range for food, nesting sites, mates... 35785
4390 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Observational Field The invasive red-eared slider has been shown to reach maturity earlier, produce more eggs, have... 36318
4391 Trachemys scripta elegans Competition Observational Field Peterman and Ryan (2009) show that the painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) and the red-eared... 36319

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/15/2022].

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