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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

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

loarie

Date

September 18, 2014 02:51 PM PDT

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

ekunaturalareas

Date

September 17, 2014

Description

Caught by an undergraduate Wildlife Management student as part of a project dealing with near-campus turtle populations. All caught turtles were released.

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Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 11:14 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

jabateman

Date

September 13, 2014 12:17 PM EDT

Description

Tributary team

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

valerie3

Date

September 3, 2014 02:45 PM EDT

Place

taylor fl (Google, OSM)

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

finatic

Date

September 7, 2014 10:38 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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brentano

Date

September 5, 2014

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Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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shushengwang

Date

June 15, 2014 10:57 AM EDT

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

sambiology

Date

September 9, 2014

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

hawnzd

Date

May 27, 2014

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Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

naturenut

Date

September 5, 2014

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Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

cspnl

Date

September 4, 2014 12:01 PM PDT

Description

Sorry the picture is so bad, lighting wasn't right.

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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.