Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID272011
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityWilson Park Pond in Torrance
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Gabriel
HUC8 Number18070106
HUC10 NameDominguez Channel
HUC10 Number1807010601
HUC12 NameLower Dominguez Channel
HUC12 Number180701060102
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19484
Author:Southwest Riverside News Network staff.
Date:2010
Title:Authorities: Thousands of red-eared slider turtles being abandoned across Southland.
Publisher:Southwest Riverside News Network.
Issue:Sept 11
Commentsfound when pond was drained
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected50


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