Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115894
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityMiami, Snapper Creek Canal, near junction of N Kendall and Palmetto crossway and US1
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020615
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12168
Author:Moler, P.
Date:1996
Title:Nonindigenous Records from Paul Moler's Database of Amphibians and Reptiles found in Florida.
Publisher:Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission
Reference 2
Ref. Number:15984
Author:Thomas, R.B.
Date:2006
Title:Trachemys scripta - Slider or Yellow-bellied slider.
Publisher:Chelonian Research Foundation.
Pages:296-312
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUSMuseumofNaturalHistory
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 249638-45
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/29/2020].

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