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

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

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4091 Trachemys scripta elegans Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Laboratory Verneau et al. (2011) observed several cases of host-switching in Polystomatid worms... 35744
4092 Trachemys scripta elegans Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Experimental Laboratory T. s. elegans can act as a vector for ranavirus transmission to other ectothermic... 35746
4108 Trachemys scripta elegans Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field A significant number of Salmonella cases were recorded in Red-eared Sliders residing in... 35785
4121 Trachemys scripta elegans Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A Demkowska-Kutrzepa et al. (2018) review reports of Nearctic parasites in T. s.... 35820
4440 Trachemys scripta elegans Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field In 1990, populations of Actinemys marmorata were significantly affected by a respiratory... 36362
6571 Trachemys scripta elegans Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A Two species of Australian turtles caught a malaria-like blood parasite from invasive Trachemys... 40919

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