Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1695420
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalitySmall pond next to Muraco Elementary School, Winchester, MA.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
HUC10 NameMystic River-Frontal Boston Harbor
HUC10 Number0109000105
HUC12 NameAberjona River
HUC12 Number010900010501
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month4
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity
Statusestablished
CommentsI said 2 for the number but I have seen many (much more than 2), over the course of 1.5-2 years I have found babies to full-grown adults.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
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