Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID276691
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateVA
CountyNorfolk
LocalityLake Whitehurst
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLynnhaven-Poquoson
HUC8 Number02080108
HUC10 NameLynnhaven River-Lower Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0208010802
HUC12 NameLittle Creek-Lower Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020801080202
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month5
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20904
Author:Tennant, D.
Date:2011
Title:On the invasive turtle hunt in Norfolk.
Publisher:The Virginia-Pilot
Volume:6
Issue:25
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/19/2020].

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