Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID236922
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateFL
CountyVolusia
LocalityReed Canal Park, South Daytona
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDaytona-St. Augustine
HUC8 Number03080201
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15949
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Date:2007
Title:Florida's Exotic Wildlife species detail: Red-eared slider Trachemys scripta elegans.
CommentsBreeding status: Less than 10 years.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/29/2020].

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