Trachemys scripta Schoepff 1792 (slider)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panemydidae

Alternative combinations: Pseudemys scripta, Testudo scripta

Belongs to Trachemys according to M. E. Seidel and H. M. Smith 1986

See also Adler 1968, de Broin and de la Fuente 1993, Hay 1902, Holman 1987 and van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Trachemys adiutrix, Trachemys antiqua, Trachemys callirostris, Trachemys decorata, Trachemys decussata, Trachemys dorbigni, Trachemys emolli, Trachemys gaigeae, Trachemys grayi, Trachemys haugrudi, Trachemys jarmani, Trachemys nebulosa, Trachemys ornata, Trachemys sculpta, Trachemys stejnegeri, Trachemys taylori, Trachemys terrapen, Trachemys trulla, Trachemys venusta, Trachemys yaquia

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (8: Florida, Georgia, Kansas collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Florida, Indiana)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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