Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1635127
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNY
CountyNew York
LocalityMorningside Pond, Morningside Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Hudson
HUC8 Number02030101
HUC10 NameSaw Mill River-Hudson River
HUC10 Number0203010104
HUC12 NameEast River-Hudson River
HUC12 Number020301010405
Map
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Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34112
Author:Hopkins, C.
Date:2020
Title:New York City has a turtle problem
Publisher:National Geographic
CommentsEstimated hundreds of Red-eared Sliders in this pond.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/12/2021].

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