Specimen Information

Trachemys scripta
Trachemys scripta
(Pond Slider)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID266356
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Common NamePond Slider
StateMD
CountyBaltimore
LocalityPrettyboy Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGunpowder-Patapsco
HUC8 Number02060003
HUC10 NameUpper Gunpowder Falls
HUC10 Number0206000303
HUC12 NamePrettyboy Reservoir-Gunpowder Falls
HUC12 Number020600030302
Map
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Collection Year1959
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18627
Author:Cooper, J.E.
Date:1959
Title:The Turtle Pseudemys scripta Feral in Maryland.
Journal:Herpetologica
Volume:15
Issue:1
Pages:44
CommentsSpecimens possibly Trachemys scripta elegans or T. s. troosti (or both), author could not assign exact identification.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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