Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Trachemys scripta listed in key words.

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18040 Web Page Adams, T. 2008. Turtles battle for turf with non-native species. accessed 7/30/2008.
13222 Book Chapter Albright, J. 1999. Hypotheticals, accidentals, and other oddities. Pages 197-200 in Hunter, M.L., Jr., A.J.K Calhoun, and M. McCullough, eds. Maine amphibians and reptiles. The University of Maine Press. Orono, ME.
39982 News Alexander, E. 2023. Invasive species found in Kelowna pond. Kelowna Now. Kelowna, BC, Canada. Created on 02/06/2023. Accessed on 02/17/2023.
36707 Journal Article Allain, S. 2019. Mining Flickr: a method for expanding the known distribution of invasive species. Herpetological Bulletin 148:11-14.
36708 Journal Article Anastacio, P.M., F. Ribeiro, C. Capinha, F. Banha, M. Gama, A.F. Filipe, R. Rebelo, and R. Sousa. 2019. Non-native freshwater fauna in Portugal: A review. Science of the Total Environment 650(Pt 2):1923-1934.
887 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
12106 Web Page Anonymous. 1997. Reptile and Amphibian Checklist Query Results.
12165 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
35784 Journal Article Aplasca, A. C., V. Titus, R. J. Ossiboff, L. Murphy, T. A. Seimon, K. Ingerman, W. E. Moser, P. P. Calle, and J. M. Sykes. 2019. Health Assessment of Free-Ranging Chelonians in an Urban Section of the Bronx River, New York, USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 55(2):352-362.
36710 Journal Article Ascensão, F., M. D’Amico, R.C. Martins, R. Rebelo, A.M. Barbosa, J. Bencatel, R. Barrientos, P. Abellán, J.L. Tella, L. Cardador, J.D. Anadón, M. Carrete, E. Murgui, P. Fernandes, S.M. Santos, A. Mira, M. da Luz Mathias, P. Tiago, E. Casabella, L. Reino, O.S. Paulo, H.M. Pereira, and C. Capinha. 2021. Distribution of alien tetrapods in the Iberian Peninsula. NeoBiota 64:1-21.
12166 Book Ashton, R.E. Jr., and P.S. Ashton. 1991. Handbook of Reptiles and Amphibians of Florida. Part Two: Lizards, Turtles and Crocodilians. Windward Publishing, Inc Miami, Florida.
14088 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
36139 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
19200 Journal Article Ballinger, R.E., and J.D. Lynch. 1999. Geographic Distribution. Trachemys scripta elegans. Herpetological Review 30(2):108-109.
36711 Journal Article Balzani, P., S. Vizzini, G. Santini, A. Masoni, C. Ciofi, E. Ricevuto, and G. Chelazzi. 2016. Stable isotope analysis of trophic niche in two co-occurring native and invasive terrapins, Emys orbicularis and Trachemys scripta elegans. Biological Invasions 18(12):3611-3621.
12022 Report Bancroft, G.T., J.S. Godley, D.T. Gross, N.N. Rojas, D.A. Sutphen, and R.W. McDiarmid. 1983. Large-scale operations management test of use of the white amur for control of problem aquatic plants. The herpetofauna of Lake Conway: species accounts. Miscellaneous Paper A-83-5. US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS.
36712 Journal Article Banha, F., M. Gama, and P.M. Anastacio. 2017. The effect of reproductive occurrences and human descriptors on invasive pet distribution modelling: Trachemys scripta elegans in the Iberian Peninsula. Ecological Modelling 360:45-52.
13209 Book Bartlett, R.D., and P.P. Bartlett. 1999. A Field Guide to Florida Reptiles and Amphibians. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston.
36713 Journal Article Bassett, L.G., and M.R. Forstner. 2021. Red-eared slider, Trachemys scripta elegans (Schoepff, 1792) predation on the freshwater gastropod Elimia comalensis (Pilsbry, 1890) in San Felipe Creek, Texas, USA. Herpetology Notes 14:675-676.
13509 Book Beebee, T.J.C., and R.A. Griffiths. 2000. Amphibians and Reptiles, A Natural History of the British Fauna. Harper Collins Publishers, London.
42509 Journal Article Bosch, S., R.V. Tauxe, C.B. Behravesh. 2016. Turtle-associated salmonellosis, United States, 2006–2014. Emerging Infectious Diseases 22(7):1149-1155.
36714 Journal Article Braun, A.P., and Q.E. Phelps. 2016. Habitat use by five turtle species in the middle Mississippi River. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 15(1):62-68.
29169 News Brean, H. 2016. Predators force removal of endangered fish at Spring Mountain Ranch pond. Las Vegas Review-Journal. Las Vegas, NV. 2016 (12 October). Created on 10/12/2016. Accessed on 11/03/2016.
13369 Web Page Breisch, A.R. 2001. New York State Amphibian and Reptile Atlas Project. accessed 24 april 09.
35746 Journal Article Brenes, R., M. J. Gray, T. B. Waltzek, R. P. Wilkes, and D. L. Miller. 2014. Transmission of ranavirus between ectothermic vertebrate hosts. PloS one 9(3):e92476.
15915 News Brennan, P. 2006. O.C. Turtles Crowded Out. The Orange County Resister. July 14, 2006.
15817 Book Brennan, T.C., and A.T. Holycross. 2006. A Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles in Arizona. Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, AZ.
28401 Journal Article Brown, G.J III. 2015. Trachemys scripta (Pond Slider). Herpetological Review 46(4):567.
13313 Book Brown, H.A., R.B. Bury, D.M. Darda, L.V. Diller, C.R. Peterson, and R.M. Storm. 1995. Reptiles of Washington and Oregon. Seattle Audubon Society, Seattle.
36715 Journal Article Buchanan, S.W., B. Buffum, G. Puggioni, and N.E. Karraker. 2019. Occupancy of freshwater turtles across a gradient of altered landscapes. Journal of Wildlife Management 83(2):435-445.
36675 Journal Article Buhlmann, K.A., T.S.B. Akre, J.B. Iverson, D. Karapatakis, R.A. Mittermeier, A. Georges, A.G.J. Rhodin, P.P. van Dijk, and J.W. Gibbons. 2009. A global analysis of tortoise and freshwater turtle distributions with identification of priority conservation areas. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 8(2):116-149.
36121 Journal Article Bunnell, C. G. 2005. Field survey of red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) in the lowerFraser River valley, British Columbia, in 2005. Wildlife Afield 2:51-57.
29907 Report Bureau of Natural and Cultural Resources. 2015. Florida Park Service Resource Management Annual Report. Florida Park Service.
26683 Web Page Burger, J. 2009. University of Washington Freshwater Ecology & Conservation Lab: Trachemys scripta elegans report. Created on 12/07/2009. Accessed on 01/16/2014.
12088 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
12121 Journal Article Bury, R.B., and R.A. Luckenbach. 1976. Introduced amphibians and reptiles in California. Biological Conservation 10:1-14.
36679 Journal Article Butler, C.J. 2019. A review of the effects of climate change on chelonians. Diversity 11(8):138.
12110 Journal Article Butterfield, B.P., W.E. Meshaka, Jr., and J.B. Hauge. 1994. Two turtles new to the Florida Keys. Herpetological Review 25(2):81.
14241 Journal Article Cadi, A., and P. Joly. 2004. Impact of the introduction of the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) on survival rates of the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis). Biodiversity and Conservation 13:2511-2518.
35747 Journal Article Cadi, A., and P. Joly. 2003. Competition for basking places between the endangered European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis galloitalica) and the introduced red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans). Canadian Journal of Zoology 81(8):1392-1398.
35766 Journal Article Cadi, A., and P. Joly. 2004. Impact of the introduction of the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) on survival rates of the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis). Biodiversity & Conservation 13(13):2511-2518.
36716 Journal Article Cadi, A., V. Delmas, A.C. Prévot-Julliard, P. Joly, C. Pieau and, M. Girondot. 2004. Successful reproduction of the introduced slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) in the South of France. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 14(3):237-246.
12176 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
25916 Database California Academy of Sciences. 2013. California Academy of Sciences herpetology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Created on 04/20/2012. Accessed on 04/09/2013.
704 Book Cardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell. 1993. Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6. 2nd edition. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, Westborough, MA.
28099 Journal Article Casper, G.S., and T.G. Anton. 2012. Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider). Herpetological Review 43(1):100.
24369 Database Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. 2019. EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system. The University of Georgia, Tifton, GA. Accessed on 01/27/2019.
36717 Journal Article Chaudhuri, A., A. Banerjee, S. Chowdhury, and K. Deuti. 2018. Report of redeared slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) from a wetland near Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The Herpetological Bulletin 146:41-42.
14751 Journal Article Christiansen, J.L. 2001. Non-native Amphibians and Reptiles in Iowa. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 108(4):210-211.
29011 News Clarke, C. 2015. 3 invasive animals that have permanently changed the Delta. Burbank, CA. 2015 (6 July). Created on 07/06/2015. Accessed on 09/15/2016.
32960 Journal Article Clements, S.L., S.V.L. Catania, and C.A. Searcy. 2019. Non-native species dominate herpetofaunal community patterns in both native and non-native habitat patches in urban Miami-Dade County. Biological Invasions 21(5):1775-1788.
12056 Book Conant, R. 1951. The Reptiles of Ohio. University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, Indiana.
700 Book Conant, R., and J.T. Collins. 1991. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America. Volume 12. Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston.
13342 Book Conant, R., and J.T. Collins. 1998. A Field Guide to Reptiles and & Amphibians. Eastern and Central North America. Third Edition, Expanded. Houghton and Mifflin Company, Boston.
36141 Journal Article Conner, C. A., B. A. Douthitt, and T. J. Ryan. 2005. Descriptive ecology of a turtle assemblage in an urban landscape. The American Midland Naturalist 153(2):428-435.
18627 Journal Article Cooper, J.E. 1959. The Turtle Pseudemys scripta Feral in Maryland. Herpetologica 15(1):44.
35754 Journal Article Crossley, D. A., O. H. Wearing, B. Platzack, L. K. Hartzler, and J. W. Hicks. 2015. Acute and chronic temperature effects on cardiovascular regulation in the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta). Journal of Comparative Physiology B 185(4):401-411.
40919 Report Csurhes, S. and C. Hankamer. 2016. Invasive animal risk assessment: Red-eared slider turtle. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Biosecurity Queensland, Queensland, Australia.
36266 Journal Article Cuthbert, R.N., N.E. Coughlan, J.W.E. Dickey, M. Rea, C. Laverty, J. South, K. Crane, M. McCard, and J.T.A. Dick. 2019. Shell shocked: high potential impacts on native prey by non-native turtles irrespective of benthic habitat context. Aquatic Invasions 14(4):758-774.
12134 Journal Article D'Alessandro, S., and C.H. Ernst. 1995. Additional geographic records for reptiles in Virginia. Herpetological Review 26(4):212-214.
36680 Database Davidson College Herpetology Lab. 2017. Carolina Herp Atlas: Slider (Trachemys scripta). Accessed on 07/13/2021.
36718 Journal Article Dawson, J.E. 2019. Geographic Distribution: Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider) USA: Ohio: Union Co. Herpetological Review 50(1):101.
12129 Book Degenhardt, W.G., C.W. Painter, and A.H. Price. 1996. The Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico. University of New Mexico Press.
12025 Report DeGraaf, R.M., and D.D. Rudis. 1983. New England Wildlife: Habitat, Natural History, and Distribution. USDA, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, General Technical Report NE-108.
36684 Journal Article DeGregorio, B.A., A.M. Grosse, and J.W. Gibbons. 2012. Density and size class distribution of yellow-bellied sliders (Trachemys scripta scripta) inhabiting two barrier island wetlands. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 7(3):306-312.
35820 Journal Article Demkowska-Kutrzepa, M., M. Studzinska, M. Roczen-Karczmarz, K. Tomczuk, Z. Abbas, and P. Rozanski. 2018. A review of the helminths co-introduced with Trachemys scripta elegans - a threat to European native turtle health. Amphibia-Reptilia 39(2):177-189.
12109 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
36308 Report Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry. 2012. Invasive species risk assessment: Red-eared slider turtle Trachemys scripta (subspecies elegans). Biosecurity Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
36685 Journal Article Di Salvo, A., M. Giorgi, A. Catanzaro, G. Deli, and G. Della Rocca. 2016. Pharmacokinetic profiles of meloxicam in turtles (Trachemys scripta scripta) after single oral, intracoelomic and intramuscular administrations. Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics 39(1):102-105.
36687 Journal Article Dickey, J.W.E., R.N. Cuthbert, J. South, J.R. Britton, J. Caffrey, X. Chang, K. Crane, N.E. Coughlan, E. Fadaei, K.D. Farnsworth, S.M.H. Ismar-Rebitz, P.W.S. Joyce, M. Julius, C. Laverty, F.E. Lucy, H.J. MacIsaac, M. McCard, C.L.O. McGlade, N. Reid, A. Ricciardi, R.J. Wasserman, O.L.F. Weyl, and J.T.A. Dick. 2020. On the RIP: using Relative Impact Potential to assess the ecological impacts of invasive alien species. NeoBiota 55:27-60.
36686 Journal Article Dickey, J.W.E., R.N. Cuthbert, M. Rea, C. Laverty, K. Crane, J. South, E. Briski, X.X. Chang, N.E. Coughlan, H.J. MacIsaac, A. Ricciardi, G.E. Riddell, M. Xu, and J.T.A. Dick. 2018. Assessing the relative potential ecological impacts and invasion risks of emerging and future invasive alien species. NeoBiota(40):1-24.
13902 Book Dixon, J.R. 2000. Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas Second Edition. Texas A & M University Press, College Station.
41446 Journal Article Dupuis-Desormeaux, M., J.E. Lovich, J.W. Gibbons. 2022. Re‑evaluating invasive species in degraded ecosystems: a case study of red‑eared slider turtles as partial ecological analogs. Discover Sustainability 3(15):1-13.
36210 Journal Article Dupuis-Desormeaux, M., K. McDonald, D. Moro, T. Reid, C. Agnew, R. Johnson and S.E. MacDonald. 2021. A snapshot of the distribution and demographics of freshwater turtles along Toronto's Lake Ontario coastal wetlands. Journal of Great Lakes Research 47(2):283-294.
36720 Journal Article Dupuis-Desormeaux, M., K. McDonald, D. Moro, T. Reid, C. Agnew, R. Johnson, and S.E. MacDonald. 2021. A snapshot of the distribution and demographics of freshwater turtles along Toronto's Lake Ontario coastal wetlands. Journal of Great Lakes Research 47(2):283-294.
12119 Report Duquesnel, J. 1996. Scaly Visitors. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee.
13508 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
12126 Journal Article Edgren, R.A., Jr. 1943. Pseudemys scripta troostii in Michigan. Copeia 1943(4):249.
13371 Journal Article Edgren, R.A., Jr. 1948. Some Additional Notes on Michigan Pseudemys. Natural History Miscellanea 22:1-2.
14378 Journal Article Ehret, D.J., and D. Parker. 2005. Geographic distribution: Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider). USA: Florida: St. Johns Co. Herpetological Review 36(1):78.
13174 Book Ernst, C.H., J.E Lovich, and R.W. Barbour. 1994. Turtles of the United States and Canada. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London.
12141 Journal Article Ernst, C.H., S.C. Belfit, S.W. Sekscienski, and A.F. Laemmerzahl. 1997. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Ft. Belvoir and Northern Virginia. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Sociey 33(1):1-62.
35753 Journal Article Espindola, S., J. L. Parra, and E. Vázquez-Domínguez. 2019. Fundamental niche unfilling and potential invasion risk of the slider turtle Trachemys scripta. PeerJ 7:e7923.
33970 Journal Article Everard, M., A.C. Pinder, R. Raghavan, and G. Kataria. 2019. Are well‐intended Buddhist practices an under‐appreciated threat to global aquatic biodiversity? Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 29:136-141.
36709 Journal Article Febrer-Serra, M., N. Lassnig, V. Colomar, A. Sureda, and S. Pinya. 2019. Population traits of the invasive Trachemys scripta elegans (Reptilia: Testudines: Emydidae) (Wied-Neuwied 1838) at Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain). Bolleti de la Societat d'Historia Natural de les Balears 62:145-159.
36721 Journal Article Ferri, V., C. Battisti, C. Soccini, and R. Santoro. 2020. A hotspot of xenodiversity: First evidence of an assemblage of non-native freshwater turtles in a suburban wetland in Central Italy. Lakes & Reservoirs Research & Management 25(2):250-257.
15718 Journal Article Fidenci, P. 2006. Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared slider). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 37(1):80.
13772 News Fimrite, P. 2004. Turtles Battle for Marin Turf: Native Western Pond Species is Being Driven out of its Home in Marin Water District Lakes. 2004 (May 17).
18582 Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, (Larry Connor). 2009. FWC Exotic database as of 3-31-2009. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
15949 Web Page Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2007. Florida's Exotic Wildlife species detail: Red-eared slider Trachemys scripta elegans.
25898 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2013. Florida Museum of Natural History herpetology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. Accessed on 04/09/2013.
36681 Journal Article Foglini, C., and R. Salvi. 2017. Non-native turtles in a peri-urban park in northern Milan (Lombardy, Italy): species diversity and population structure. Acta Herpetologica 12(2):151-156.
36722 Journal Article Frank, J.H., and E.D. McCoy. 1995. Introduction to insect behavioral ecology: The good, the bad, and the beautiful: Non-indigenous species in Florida. Invasive adventive insects and other organisms in Florida. The Florida Entomologist 78(1):1-15.
43028 Journal Article Fritz, U., C. Kehlmaier, R.J. Scott, R. Fournier, J.R. McCranie, and N. Gallego-García. 2023. Central American Trachemys revisited: New sampling questions current understanding of taxonomy and distribution (Testudines: Emydidae)
. Vertebrate Zoology 73:513-523.
36723 Journal Article García-Díaz, P., D.S.L. Ramsey, A.P. Woolnough, M. Franch, G.A. Llorente, A. Montori, X. Buenetxea, A.R. Larrinaga, M. Lasceve, A. Alvarez, J.M. Traverso, A. Valdeon, A. Crespo, V. Rada, E. Ayllon, V. Sancho, J.I. Lacomba, J.V. Bataller, and M. Lizana. 2017. Challenges in confirming eradication success of invasive red-eared sliders. Biological Invasions 19(9):2739-2750.
27102 Journal Article García-Díaz, P., J.V. Ross, C. Ayres, and P. Cassey. 2014. Understanding the biological invasion risk posed by the global wildlife trade: propagule pressure drives the introduction and establishment of Nearctic turtles. Global Change Biology 21(3):1078-1091.
36324 Journal Article Garner, M.M., R. Herrington, E.W. Howerth, B.L. Homer, V.F. Nettles, R. Isaza, E.B. Shotts Jr., and E.R. Jacobson. 1997. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 33(1):78-86.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 03/05/2024.
36724 Journal Article Geng, J., W. Dang, Q. Wu, and H.L. Lu. 2018. Thermal tolerance for two cohorts of a native and an invasive freshwater turtle species. Acta Herpetologica 13(1):83-88.
35769 Book Gibbons, J. W. 1990. Life history and ecology of the slider turtle. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.
36688 Journal Article Gibbons, J.W., and J.E. Lovich. 2019. Where Has Turtle Ecology Been, and Where Is It Going? Herpetologica 75(1):4-20.
36725 Journal Article González, N., J. Ruiz, and S. Puente. 2018. On the status of red-eared slider, Trachemys scripta elegans (Wied, 1838) (Testudines, Emydidae) with evidences of its reproduction in the wild, Chile. Biodiversity International Journal 2(3):292-295.
12125 Journal Article Gordon, H., and J.A. Fowler. 1961. A new locality record for Pseudemys scripta elegans in Michigan. Copeia 1961(3):350.
36726 Journal Article Grano, M. 2020. Report of alien invasive turtle, the red-eared slider Trachemys scripta elegans (Wied-Neuwied, 1839) (Testudines: Emydidae), in Ikaria Island, Greece. Parnassiana Archives 8:55-56.
36689 Journal Article Grillo, G., G. Sartorii, C. Battisti, V. Ferri, L. Luiselli, G. Amori, and G.M. Carpaneto. 2020. Attempted copulatory behaviour between two phylogenetically unrelated alien species (Coypu, Myocastor coypus, and Pond slider, Trachemys scripta): first evidence. Zoology and Ecology 30(2):167-168.
15902 News Hall, W.A. 2006. The trouble with (non-local) turtles: Alien species might carry risky diseases that could harm local populations of reptiles.
36690 Journal Article Hanscom, R.J., S.A. Dinkelacker, A.J. McCall, and A.F. Parlin. 2020. Demographic traits of freshwater turtles in a maritime forest habitat. Herpetologica 76(1):12-21.
13343 Book Harding, J.H. 1997. Amphibians and reptiles of the Great Lakes Region. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor.
12124 Book Harding, J.H., and J.A. Holman. 1990. Michigan Turtles and Lizards: A Field Guide and Pocket Reference. Michigan State University Bulletin Office, East Lansing Michigan.
36691 Journal Article Haskins, D.L., M.T. Hamilton, A.L. Jones, J.W. Finger Jr., R.B. Bringolf, and T.D. Tuberville. 2017. Accumulation of coal combustion residues and their immunological effects in the yellow-bellied slider (Trachemys scripta scripta). Environmental Pollution 224:810-819.
36728 Journal Article Hayes, F.E., D.G. Turner, and D.E. Weidemann. 2018. Relative abundance of invasive red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) and native western pond turtles (Emys marmorata) at Clear Lake, Lake County, California. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 17(2):309-313.
36362 Report Hays, D.W., K.R. McAllister, S.A. Richardson, and D.W. Stinson. 1999. Washington State recovery plan for the western pond turtle. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA.
36729 Journal Article Heritier, L., A. Valdeon, A. Sadaoui, T. Gendre, S. Ficheux, S. Bouamer, N. Kechemir-Issad, L. Du Preez, C. Palacios, and O. Verneau. 2017. Introduction and invasion of the red-eared slider and its parasites in freshwater ecosystems of Southern Europe: risk assessment for the European pond turtle in wild environments. Biodiversity and Conservation 26(8):1817-1843.
36692 Journal Article Hernández, J.D., J. Orós, M. Artiles, P. Castro, and A. Blanco. 2016. Ultrastructural characteristics of blood cells in the yellow‐bellied slider turtle (Trachemys scripta scripta). Veterinary clinical pathology 45(1):106-109.
29052 Journal Article Herpetological Review. 2016. New county records for Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska, USA. Herpetological Review 47(1):94-95.
36731 Journal Article Hidalgo-Vila, J., A. Martinez-Silvestre, N. Perez-Santigosa, L. Leon-Vizcaino, and C. Diaz-Paniagua. 2020. High prevalence of diseases in two invasive populations of red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) in southwestern Spain. Amphibia-Reptilia 41(4):509-518.
36730 Journal Article Hidalgo-Vila, J., C. Díaz-Paniagua, A. Ribas, M. Florencio, N. Pérez-Santigosa, and J. Casanova. 2009. Helminth communities of the exotic introduced turtle, Trachemys scripta elegans in southwestern Spain: Transmission from native turtles. Research in veterinary science 86(3):463-465.
36732 Journal Article Himes, J.G. 2016. Geographic Distribution: Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider). Herpetological Review 47(2):255.
36782 Journal Article Hirayabu, N. 2016. Predation of the red-eared slider by the largemouth bass in the southern part of Lake Biwa. Izunuma-Uchinuma Wetland Researches 10:77-80.
41445 Journal Article Holman, A.J. 1994. Status of the Red-Eared Slider turtle Trachemys scripta elegans (Wied) in Michigan: a preliminary report
. Michigan Academician XXVI:471-477.
17281 News Hope, B. 2007. Chinatown Turtle Tug of War Felt in Central Park. The New York Sun. August 17, 2007. accessed 8/20/2007.
34112 News Hopkins, C. 2020. New York City has a turtle problem. National Geographic. Washington, DC. Created on 02/21/2020. Accessed on 02/24/2020.
36699 Database Hubick, B., and J. Brighton. 2021. Maryland Biodiversity Project: Yellow-bellied slider Trachemys scripta scripta (Wied-Neuwied, 1839). Created on 06/01/2012. Accessed on 07/13/2021.
36693 Book Hulme, P.E. 2009. Handbook of alien species in Europe. Springer.
12097 Journal Article Hulse, A.C. 1980. Notes on the Occurrence of Introduced Turtles in Arizona. Herpetological Review 11(1):16-17.
14784 Book Chapter Hulse, A.C. 1998. Amphibians and reptiles: review of status in Pennsylvania. Pages 171-200 in Hassinger, J.D., R.J. Hill, G.L. Storm, and R.H. Yahner, eds. Inventory and monitoring of biotic resources in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Biological Survey. University Park, PA.
36694 Journal Article Hunt, S.D., J.C. Guzy, S.J. Price, B.J. Halstead, E.A. Eskew, and M.E. Dorcas. 2013. Responses of riparian reptile communities to damming and urbanization. Biological Conservation 157:277-284.
701 Journal Article Hutchison, A.M. 1992. A reproducing population of Trachemys scripta elegans in southern Pinellas County, Florida. Herpetological Review 23(3):74-75.
27712 Database iMapInvasives. 2019. New York iMapInvasives. New York Natural Heritage Program, Albany, NY. Created on 07/08/2015. Accessed on 07/08/2015.
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36733 Journal Article Jadhav, T., N. Sawant, and S.K. Shyama. 2018. First report on presence and status of introduced invasive species Red-eared Slider, Trachemys scripta elegans in Goa, India. NeBIO 9(2):177-179.
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