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Trachemys terrapen

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES EMYDIDAE

Scientific Name: Trachemys terrapen
Species Authority: (Lacépède, 1788)
Common Name(s):
English Cat Island Freshwater Turtle
Synonym(s):
Pseudemys felis Barbour, 1935
Testudo terrapen Lacépède, 1788
Trachemys terrapen subspecies felis (Barbour, 1935)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Jamaica
Introduced:
Bahamas
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Trachemys terrapen. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 September 2014.
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