Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID278368
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateCT
CountyFairfield
LocalityPonds and waterways around New Canaan
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSaugatuck
HUC8 Number01100006
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Collection Day13
Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:21009
Author:Mason, M.
Date:2011
Title:Red-Eared Sliders Invaside Connecticut.
Publisher:The Daily Easton
Volume:8
Issue:13
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/20/2019].

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