Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658101
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
CountryCanada
StateON
LocalityTommy Thompson Park, Toronto
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04280002
Map
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Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity pond
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:36210
Author:Dupuis-Desormeaux, M., K. McDonald, D. Moro, T. Reid, C. Agnew, R. Johnson and S.E. MacDonald.
Date:2021
Title:A snapshot of the distribution and demographics of freshwater turtles along Toronto's Lake Ontario coastal wetlands
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:47
Issue:2
Pages:283-294
Commentsunknown if overwintering or reproducing; collection date ranges from 2016-2019, when the study was conducted
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected9


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