Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164432
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateFL
CountySt. Johns
LocalityOn the highway 6.4 km S of the intersection of A1A South and State Road 206 Fort Matanzas National Monument [~12 mi S of St. Augustine]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDaytona-St. Augustine
HUC8 Number03080201
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14378
Author:Ehret, D.J., and D. Parker
Date:2005
Title:Geographic distribution: Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider). USA: Florida: St. Johns Co.
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:36
Issue:1
Pages:78
CommentsSpecimen was found dead.
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberUF 142391
VerifierDr. Kenneth Krysko - FLMNH
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Size150 mm CL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/4/2022].

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