Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1407146
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateVA
CountyPortsmouth city
LocalityPond near Baines Creek [east side]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHampton Roads
HUC8 Number02080208
HUC10 NameElizabeth River
HUC10 Number0208020802
HUC12 NameWestern Branch Elizabeth River
HUC12 Number020802080205
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
CommentsIt was young. About 5cm round with the red behind the ears.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Size5 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2020].

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