Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1546772
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateCO
CountyMesa
LocalityWest Lake State Wildlife Area in Grand Junction
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameColorado Headwaters-Plateau
HUC8 Number14010005
HUC10 NameBig Salt Wash-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1401000516
HUC12 NameMonument Canyon-Colorado River
HUC12 Number140100051606
Map
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Collection Year1994
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 [9/25/2020].

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