Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115600
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateFL
CountyOrange
LocalityLake Conway near Orlando
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
HUC10 NameEast Lake Tohopekaliga
HUC10 Number0309010101
HUC12 NameLake Conway
HUC12 Number030901010101
Map
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Collection Year1983
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:12022
Author:Bancroft, G.T., J.S. Godley, D.T. Gross, N.N. Rojas, D.A. Sutphen, and R.W. McDiarmid.
Date:1983
Title:Large-scale operations management test of use of the white amur for control of problem aquatic plants. The herpetofauna of Lake Conway: species accounts. Miscellaneous Paper A-83-5.
Publisher:US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Pages:304 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/29/2021].

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