Specimen Information

Trachemys scripta scripta
Trachemys scripta scripta
(Yellow-bellied Slider)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1321051
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspeciesscripta
Common NameYellow-bellied Slider
StateNM
CountyBernalillo
LocalityDuck Pond on University of New Mexico campus
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRio Grande-Albuquerque
HUC8 Number13020203
HUC10 NameCity of Albuquerque-Rio Grande
HUC10 Number1302020303
HUC12 NameCity of Albuquerque
HUC12 Number130202030304
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Collection Day2
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Comments"The University of New Mexico Duck Pond has dozens of red-eared sliders, a few softshell turtles, and at least 2 snapping turtles. I observed the adult yellow-bellied slider while it was basking in the late afternoon. I have visited the Duck Pond 3-4 days per week, and this is the only individual I have ever observed. I have observed it on multiple occasions..."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/13/2019].

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