Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1546719
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateCO
CountyAlamosa
LocalityColorado Gators Reptile Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Luis
HUC8 Number13010003
HUC10 NameSand Creek-San Luis Creek
HUC10 Number1301000306
HUC12 NameWestern Flats-Short Creek
HUC12 Number130100030603
Map
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Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33050
Author:Livo, L. J., C. Wild, T. L. Wilcox, B. Shipley, B. Lambert, J. Ehrenberger, T. Warfel, and J. Logan
Date:2017
Title:Distribution and activity season of the introduced Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) in Colorado
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:48
Issue:4
Pages:734-739
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2020].

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