Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156900
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateOH
Localitynorthwest Ohio
HUC8 NameWestern Lake Erie
HUC8 Number04100000
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13553
Author:Shell, R.K.
Date:2002
Title:Pet store turtle take over?.
Publisher:University of Toledo.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen Impactdisplacing native turtles in southwestern Michigan and northwestern Ohio


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/11/2019].

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