Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115837
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateSC
CountyPickens
LocalitySeneca River - formally part the river but now the landlocked arm adjacent to athletic practice field, Perimeter Rd approx 0.75 km SW of jct. SC Rt. 93, Clemson University campus, Clemson
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number03060101
HUC10 NameHartwell Lake-Seneca River
HUC10 Number0306010108
HUC12 NameUpper Seneca River
HUC12 Number030601010803
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month9
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12142
Author:Platt, S.G., and W.E. Snyder
Date:1996
Title:Geographic distribution: Trachemys scripta elegans.
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:27
Issue:3
Pages:151
Commentsmany juveniles and adults observed basking
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalClemson University
Museum Cat NumberCUSU 1278
VerifierS. Miller
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8 & many
Year Classall


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