Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID860022
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateCA
CountyImperial
LocalityPampas Canal, under intersection of Holt Rd and Ferguson Rd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
HUC10 NameAlamo River
HUC10 Number1810020408
HUC12 NameTown of Fuller-Alamo River
HUC12 Number181002040803
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Comments"The slider was found dead when we retrieved it out of the canal. It had slid up to the gate but could not fit underneath."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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