Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115731
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityKey Largo, in the hardwood hammock at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Bay-Florida Keys
HUC8 Number03090203
HUC10 Number0309020302
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12119
Author:Duquesnel, J.
Date:1996
Title:Scaly Visitors.
Journal:Resource Management Notes, Summer 1996
Publisher:Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee.
Volume:8
Issue:2
Pages:40
Commentsfound dead; in spring a dealer was selling small (~4inches) sliders from a van near the Key Largo grade school for ~$25, including a 3gal plastic terrarium
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size4 inches


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