Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1321051
Common NameYellow-bellied Slider
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
Collection Day2
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
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
Number Collected1


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