Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID236917
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityMiami
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:659
Author:King, W., and T. Krakauer
Date:1966
Title:The exotic herpetofauna of southeast Florida.
Journal:Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences
Volume:29
Issue:2
Pages:144-154
Reference 2
Ref. Number:12019
Author:Wilson, L.D., and L. Porras.
Date:1983
Title:The Ecological Impact of Man on the South Florida Herpetofauna.
Publisher:University of Kansas, Lawrence.
Pages:89 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2019].

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