Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658048
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
CountryCanada
StateBC
LocalityLower Fraser River Valley
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:36121
Author:Bunnell, C. G.
Date:2005
Title:Field survey of red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) in the lower
Fraser River valley, British Columbia, in 2005
Journal:Wildlife Afield
Volume:2
Pages:51-57
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
CommentsSurvey cited encompasses various parts of the lower Fraser River Valley in British Columbia. T. s. elegans was widely distributed in this survey of 29 different wetlands.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2021].

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