Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658047
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StatePA
CountyPhiladelphia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NameDarby Creek-Mantua Creek
HUC10 Number0204020205
HUC12 NameWoodbury Creek-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020402020507
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity pond
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:36139
Author:Avery, H., J. Spotila, and W. Bien.
Date:2007
Title:Effects of wetland fragmentation on freshwater turtle populations in the Delaware Estuary
Journal:Delaware Estuary Science Conference
Reference 2
Ref. Number:35920
Author:Kikillus, K., K. M. Hare, and S. Hartley.
Date:2010
Title:Minimizing false-negatives when predicting the potential distribution of an invasive species: a bioclimatic envelope for the red-eared slider at global and regional scales
Journal:Animal Conservation
Volume:13
Pages:5-15
Reference 3
Ref. Number:31353
Author:Spear, M.J., A.K. Elgin, and E.K. Grey.
Date:2018
Title:Current and Projected Distribution of the Red-Eared Slider Turtle, Trachemys scripta elegans, in the Great Lakes Basin
Journal:American Midland Naturalist
Volume:179
Issue:2
Pages:191-221
CommentsReproducing, multiple individuals observed
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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