Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115822
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNM
CountySocorro
LocalityBosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRio Grande-Albuquerque
HUC8 Number13020203
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12128
Author:Stuart, J.N.
Date:1995
Title:Notes on Aquatic Turtles of the Rio Grande Drainage, New Mexico.
Journal:Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society
Volume:31
Issue:3
Pages:147-157
Commentscollected in syntopy with T. gaigeae - these individuals have morphological characteristics of both T. scripta elegans and T. gaigeae, suggesting hybridization has ocurred
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUofNM Musuem ofSWesternBio
Museum Cat NumberMSB 58851-52; 58205
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Size142-190 mm


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