Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1713877
Common NameRed-eared Slider
LocalityColyer Lake, Sinking Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna-Penns
HUC8 Number02050301
HUC10 NamePenns Creek
HUC10 Number0205030104
HUC12 NameColyer Lake-Sinking Creek
HUC12 Number020503010401
Collection Day26
Collection Month4
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
CommentsNo photos, but I observed two large adult Trachemys scripta elegans through binoculars while doing surveys for invasive species through my position with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierSean Hartzell, PAFBC
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2024].

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