Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115807
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateMI
CountyMuskegon
LocalityCrystal Lake, approx 16 miles north of Muskegon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePere Marquette-White
HUC8 Number04060101
HUC10 NameWhite River
HUC10 Number0406010109
HUC12 NameWhite Lake-White River
HUC12 Number040601010904
Map
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Collection Year1948
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12125
Author:Gordon, H., and J.A. Fowler
Date:1961
Title:A new locality record for Pseudemys scripta elegans in Michigan.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1961
Issue:3
Pages:350
Reference 2
Ref. Number:12124
Author:Harding, J.H., and J.A. Holman.
Date:1990
Title:Michigan Turtles and Lizards: A Field Guide and Pocket Reference.
Publisher:Michigan State University Bulletin Office, East Lansing Michigan.
Commentsbelieved to have been introduced by Boy Scouts who had camps on the lake
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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