Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1713645
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StatePA
CountyCumberland
LocalityOpossum Lake, Conodoguinet Creek watershed
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna-Swatara
HUC8 Number02050305
HUC10 NameLower Conodoguinet Creek
HUC10 Number0205030504
HUC12 NameWertz Run-Conodoguinet Creek
HUC12 Number020503050403
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
CommentsFound by Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission staff during surveys for other species and removed. Appeared to be a nest-searching female.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
DisposalRemoved
VerifierSean Hartzell, PAFBC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number of Breeding Females1
Photo
Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/16/2024].

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