Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115740
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateMI
CountyWayne
Localitypond on the University of Michigan - Dearborn campus
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDetroit
HUC8 Number04090004
HUC10 NameRiver Rouge
HUC10 Number0409000404
HUC12 NameAshcroft Sherwood Drain-River Rouge
HUC12 Number040900040406
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12088
Author:Burke, R.L.
Date:1997
Title:voluntary nonindigenous species report.
CommentsDr. Burke notes according to locals, red-eared sliders are common throughout a group of local lakes on the UofM-Dearborn campus, Henry Ford estate, and nearby areas. He observed several basking at ponds on the UofM-Dearborn campus
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalreleased
VerifierR. L. Burke
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult F


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2019].

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