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  • Dutch
    • roodwangschildpad
  • English
    • Red-eared Slider
    • Red-eared Turtle
  • Scientific Names
    • Trachemys scripta elegans
    • Chrysemys scripta elegans
    • Emys elegans
    • Emys holbrooki
    • Emys sanguinolenta
    • Pseudemys scripta elegans
    • Trachemys elegans
    • Trachemys lineata
  • German
    • Rotwangenschmuckschildkröte
  • Spanish
    • Tortuga pinta

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

davidelchoma

Date

July 29, 2014 11:30 AM CDT

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

davidelchoma

Date

July 29, 2014 11:05 AM CDT

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

Description

Observed from lady bird lake hike and bike boardwalk.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

davidelchoma

Date

July 29, 2014 09:50 AM CDT

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

Description

Observed from lady bird lake hike and bike boardwalk.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

davidelchoma

Date

July 29, 2014 09:45 AM CDT

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

July 28, 2014 07:59 PM CDT

Description

DOR on Hwy 97. Imaged only. GTS 1847.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

dfwuw

Date

July 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

metsa

Date

July 27, 2014 11:14 AM PDT

Description

on edge of Stow Lake

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

adrianj

Date

July 6, 2014 11:14 PM CDT

Description

Showed up in my 3 ft by 4 ft pond just one night - must have been passing through.

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

lg_price

Date

July 25, 2014 12:20 PM CDT

Description

I saw this turtle in the woods about 200 feet away from the lake edge. It was heading further into the woods.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

fdouglasmartin

Date

July 17, 2014 06:01 PM CDT

Description

Little Cedar Bayou at W. Fairmont Parkway in LaPorte, Texas. An old, nearly fully melanistic turtle.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

fdouglasmartin

Date

July 17, 2014 12:14 PM CDT

Description

Seined up while sampling fish in Clear Creek. Released after photography. Appears to be an old melanistic male.

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Description from Wikipedia

The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans), also known as red-eared terrapin, is a semiaquatic turtle belonging to the family Emydidae. It is a subspecies of the pond slider. It is the most popular pet turtle in the United States and is also popular as a pet in the rest of the world, as, among other factors, it is easy to maintain. It has, therefore, become the most commonly traded turtle in the world. It is native...

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Conservation Summary

No range data available.