Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115599
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localitymetropolitan Dade County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020211
Map
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Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:701
Author:Hutchison, A.M.
Date:1992
Title:A reproducing population of Trachemys scripta elegans in southern Pinellas County, Florida.
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:23
Issue:3
Pages:74-75
Reference 2
Ref. Number:12019
Author:Wilson, L.D., and L. Porras
Date:1983
Title:The Ecological Impact of Man on the South Florida Herpetofauna
Publisher:University of Kansas, Lawrence
Pages:89 pp
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalCornell University Museum of Vertebrates
Museum Cat NumberCU 13034
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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