Trachemys scripta troostii (Holbrook, 1836) — Cumberland slider — Żółw żółtolicy (Reptile)

Status in Poland

The species is alien in whole area of its occurrence in Poland

Recorded in the wild; numerous but non-breeding in the wild

Species is controlled with limited success

Introduction

Earliest introduction/record: in 2008

Types of transport to Poland:

  • For some introductions there is no data on type of transport to Poland

Pathways of introduction:

  • For some introductions there is no data on pathway of introduction

Vectors of introduction:

  • No data

Types of introduction into natural environment in Poland:

  • For some introductions there is no data on type of introduction into natural environment in Poland

References

  • Marini D. 2017. Invasiveness of alien freshwater turtles: monitoring of paths/positions and sanitary status in Lublin region, Poland Resi di Laurea in Microbiologia ed Epidemiologia Veterinaria. 1-171. Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria. Univerista Degli Studi di Teramo

Phylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Ordo: Testudines
Family: Emydidae

Latin synonyms: Chrysemys scripta troostii (Holbrook, 1836); Emys troostii Holbrook, 1836; Pseudemys scripta troostii (Holbrook, 1836)

Polish synonyms: Żółw wodno lądowy; Żółw wodno-lądowy; Żółw żółtouchy