Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1546628
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspeciesscripta
Common NameYellow-bellied Slider
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityFuchs Pond, North side. Crab Meadow Watershed, Northport, NY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030201
HUC10 NameNissequogue River-Smithtown Bay
HUC10 Number0203020103
HUC12 NameCrab Meadow-Fresh Pond
HUC12 Number020302010301
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month3
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
CommentsThis pond has a significant number of red-eared sliders along with some eastern painted turtles as well but this is the first I remember seeing yellow-bellied sliders.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/17/2019].

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