|Yellow-bellied slider||ISEIA: C1. IAS of Union concern.|
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→ Report Trachemys scripta scripta to the National Museum of Natural History.
Status and distribution in Luxembourg
The data in the Recorder database provide no differentiation between the red-eared slider and the yellow-bellied slider.
A yellow-bellied slider has for example been observed in the river Chiers on the northern edge of the nature conservation area Dreckwiss (21/07/2015).
Trachemys scripta scripta , the yellow-bellied slider, is a land and water turtle that can be found in a wide variety of habitats, including slow-moving rivers, floodplain swamps, marshes, seasonal wetlands and permanent ponds. The turtle is native to the south eastern United States, occurring naturally from Florida to south eastern Virginia. It is popular as a pet and has been introduced to many parts of the world primarily through escape or deliberate release.
ISEIA protocol: C1 (1+2+3+1) (Ries et al. 2014: 199).
- Ries, C., M. Pfeiffenschneider, Engel, E., J.-C. Heidt & M. Lauff, 2014. Environmental impact assessment and black, watch and alert list classification after the ISEIA Protocol of vertebrates in Luxembourg. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 115: 195-201. [PDF 247 KB]
Suggested citation of this webpage
Ries, C. & M. Pfeiffenschneider (Eds.), 2019. Trachemys scripta scripta (Thunberg in Schoepff, 1792). In: neobiota.lu - Invasive Alien Species in Luxembourg. National Museum of Natural History, Luxembourg. URL: https://neobiota.lu/trachemys-scripta-scripta/ [Accessed 2019-11-17].