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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What

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

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jonashulslander

Date

January 31, 2015 11:50 AM PST

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Square

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red-eared slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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jlboone2

Date

January 31, 2015 10:39 AM PST

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Square

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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jameswbeck

Date

March 26, 2010

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Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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naturenut

Date

January 29, 2015

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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taogirl

Date

January 29, 2015

Description

these two were resting outside the water near each other while the temperature went down a little today from the strong north wind

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Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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tnewman

Date

January 29, 2015

Description

lots seen basking in mid afternoon.

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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suz

Date

January 28, 2015

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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zooga1961

Date

January 18, 2015

Description

Sunset hike at USACE Overlook at Joe Pool Lake This turtle was sunning itself on a piece of driftwood

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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danieleseglie

Date

June 18, 2014

Description

Ref: 3258758, Details: 1x juvenile (vu)

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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scottabos

Date

January 28, 2015

Description

Large female and possible male

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

March 6, 2014

Description

ID ornitho.it: 5107038, Dettagli: 1x adulto (osservato)

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No photos or sounds

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

March 6, 2014

Description

ID ornitho.it: 5102992, Dettagli: 2x adulti (osservato) / 2x giovani (osservato)

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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.