Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID288437
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateFL
CountyClay
Localityprivate residence near Stagecoach Drive and Tumbleweed Drive
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower St. Johns
HUC8 Number03080103
HUC10 NameBlack Creek-St. Johns River
HUC10 Number0308010311
HUC12 NameLittle Black Creek
HUC12 Number030801031101
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsEDDMapS record = 2461868. "Found a turtle in my pond in my front yard while feeding my fish. After 2 days, I moved him to my back yard pond because the neighbor's kids like to play in my pond. He's been here nearly two weeks. Not sure if he is a red-eared slider. He does have dark red marks on his head/neck. He is contained in my back yard."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans


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