Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115831
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityMason Neck National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12134
Author:D'Alessandro, S., and C.H. Ernst
Date:1995
Title:Additional geographic records for reptiles in Virginia.
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:26
Issue:4
Pages:212-214
Reference 2
Ref. Number:12141
Author:Ernst, C.H., S.C. Belfit, S.W. Sekscienski, and A.F. Laemmerzahl
Date:1997
Title:The Amphibians and Reptiles of Ft. Belvoir and Northern Virginia.
Journal:Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Sociey
Volume:33
Issue:1
Pages:1-62
Commentsjuveniles hatched from eggs laid 19 June 1984
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalGeorge Mason University
Museum Cat NumberGMU 2625-30; 2880-81; 2913
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8
Year Classjuv
Sizejust hatched


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