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  • German
    • Rotwangen-Schmuckschildkröte
    • Rotwangenschmuckschildkröte
  • Italian
    • Testuggine palustre dalle orecchie rosse
  • French
    • tortue à oreille rouges
  • 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
  • Spanish
    • Tortuga pinta

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Recent observations

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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richban

Date

April 12, 2015 01:32 PM EDT

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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langaha

Date

July 3, 2015 08:47 PM CDT

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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beepboop

Date

May 6, 2015

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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bbunny

Date

July 3, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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marksanders

Date

June 30, 2015 10:01 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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cullen

Date

July 2, 2015 05:17 PM CDT

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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nhm_nature

Date

June 19, 2015

Description

Observation and photo by Sharman Russell, sent to rascals@nhm.org.

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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sambiology

Date

July 1, 2015 07:01 PM CDT

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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savage

Date

October 12, 2008

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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nicolebehiel

Date

June 28, 2015 03:00 PM PDT

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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brentano

Date

June 7, 2015

Description

Little baby slider. No more than 2 inches in diameter and feel like that is overestimating size.

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

brentano

Date

June 7, 2015

Description

Is this a spiny softshell turtle?

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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.