Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID269554
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNE
CountyRichardson
Localityan overflow pond along the west side of the Missouri River, 2 mi N and 0.5 mi E Rulo (TIN, R16E)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTarkio-Wolf
HUC8 Number10240005
HUC10 NameWinnebago Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1024000508
HUC12 NameWinnebago Creek-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102400050800
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19200
Author:Ballinger, R.E., and J.D. Lynch
Date:1999
Title:Geographic Distribution. Trachemys scripta elegans.
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:30
Issue:2
Pages:108-109
CommentsA dozen or more specimens were seen in this 150 x 300 ft and 10 ft deep pond. The referenced specimen is a skeleton collected along the shoreline.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordcounty
DisposalUniversity of Nebraska State Museum
Museum Cat Number UNSM 15557
Verifier
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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