Classification
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  • Portuguese
    • Tartaruga-de-orelhas-vermelhas
  • 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

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Square

What

Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

February 27, 2015 04:04 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

taogirl

Date

February 26, 2015

Description

when I was getting pictures of the Pied-billed Grebes I was surprised to see this head of a turtle swimming in the water since it was such a cold day, only slightly above freezing.

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

cullen

Date

February 21, 2015 01:50 PM CST

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No photos or sounds

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Red-eared slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

drdon

Date

February 22, 2015 11:44 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

blubayou

Date

February 21, 2015 01:08 PM CST

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No photos or sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

April 9, 2014

Description

Osservazione diretta di individui: Esatto, N maschi: 0, N femmine: 0, N indet: 1, N adulti: 1, N immaturi: 0, N juvenile: 0, N larve: 0

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No photos or sounds

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

June 12, 2014

Description

Osservazione diretta di individui: Esatto, N maschi: 0, N femmine: 0, N indet: 4, N adulti: 2, N immaturi: 2, N juvenile: 0, N larve: 0

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

June 10, 2014

Description

Osservazione diretta di individui: Esatto, N maschi: 0, N femmine: 0, N indet: 5, N adulti: 3, N immaturi: 2, N juvenile: 0, N larve: 0

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

May 10, 2014

Description

Osservazione diretta di individui: Esatto, N maschi: 0, N femmine: 0, N indet: 6, N adulti: 6, N immaturi: 0, N juvenile: 0, N larve: 0

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

stephaniecoimbre

Date

February 18, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Walking around in the yard.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

stephaniecoimbre

Date

February 18, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Walking around in the yard.

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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.