The Red-eared Slider Turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) is a subspecies of the Pond or Common Slider (T. scripta). It is not native to Australia, but has established isolated populations here as well as in other countries.
The Red-eared Slider has significant potential to spread further in Australia, so it is important to report any found in the wild.
Contains information on identification, distribution, pest potential and risk management.
|Author||Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia|
|Publisher||Government of Western Australia|
|Department||Department of Agriculture and Food|
|Region||Australia - national|