Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID266369
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Common NamePond Slider
StateMD
CountyBaltimore
LocalityGunpowder River, at Belair Rd.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGunpowder-Patapsco
HUC8 Number02060003
HUC10 NameLower Gunpowder Falls
HUC10 Number0206000305
HUC12 NameLong Green Creek
HUC12 Number020600030502
Map
+
Collection Year1957
Year AccuracyActual
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
CommentsSpecimen possibly Trachemys scripta elegans or T. s. troosti (or both), author could not assign exact identification. Individual was released in Adams Co. PA, 4mi N. of Emmittsburg, MD.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/30/2022].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.