Trachemys scripta in Sweden

Species name:Trachemys scripta
Group:Reptilia & amphibia
Common names:Rödörad sköldpadda
Synonymes:Trachemys elegans
Habitats:Lakes, Watercourses
Time of introduction:
Year of first report:
Type of introduction:Unintentional
Distribution details:North America, Europe, South America
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Status:Not established
Invasiveness:Not known
Impact:Not known
Last updated01-11-2005 (day-month-year)
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  • Ahlén, I., Andrén, C. & Nilsson, G. (1995). Sveriges grodor, ödlor och ormar. Fältguide och faktasamling ­ Artdatabanken och Naturskyddsföreningen.
  • Bengt Ehnström, Artdatabanken, SE - pers. comm.
  • Kuylenstierna, M. & Karlson,B. (2000).Plankton Database. Department of Marine Botany, Göteborgs University.
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