Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237599
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StatePR
CountyCulebra
Localityponds and lagoons in Culebra Island
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePuerto Rican Islands
HUC8 Number21010006
HUC10 Number2101000602
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
CommentsWidespread
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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