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

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

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4107 Trachemys scripta elegans Genetic Observational N/A Red-eared Sliders have been shown to hybridize with the Chinese stripe-necked turtle, Mauremys... 35785
4364 Trachemys scripta elegans Genetic Observational Field T. s. elegans hybridizes with T. s. scripta and T. gaigeae in the... 36306
4366 Trachemys scripta elegans Genetic Anecdotal N/A Intergeneric hybridization is known to occur, but it is unknown whether the red-eared slider would... 36307
4382 Trachemys scripta elegans Genetic Anecdotal N/A The hybridization of freshwater turtles with introduced T. s. elegans have been reported... 36308

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2023].

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