Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID645206
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNY
CountyNassau
LocalityOld Bethpage Village Restoration
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameSouth Oyster Bay-Jones Inlet
HUC10 Number0203020202
HUC12 NameMassapequa Creek
HUC12 Number020302020201
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month6
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Comments"Multiple sightings since initial sighting. It is a female and laid eggs in a field near the pond. We have marked and are protecting the egg site."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number of Females1
Number of Breeding Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/22/2020].

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