Cuban slider

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Cuban slider
Taco river slider - hickatee (Trachemys decussata angusta).JPG
Taco river slider or hickatee
T. d. angusta
Grand Cayman
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Subclass: Anapsida
Order: Testudines
Family: Emydidae
Subfamily: Deirochelyinae
Genus: Trachemys
Species: T. decussata
Binomial name
Trachemys decussata
(Gray, 1831)
Subspecies
  • T. d. decussata
  • T. d. angusta
Synonyms[1]
Trachemys decussata decussata
  • Emys decussata Gray, 1831
  • Emys rugosa Gray, 1831
  • Emys vermiculata Gray, 1844
  • Ptychemys decussata Agassiz, 1857
  • Trachemys rugosa Agassiz, 1857
  • Emys jamao Duméril, 1861 (nomen nudum)
  • Clemmys decussata Strauch, 1862
  • Clemmys rugosa Strauch, 1862
  • Emys gnatho Vilaró, 1868
  • Emys jamao Vilaró, 1868
  • Pseudemys decussata Gray, 1870
  • Chrysemys scripta var. rugosa Boulenger, 1889
  • Pseudemys decussata decussata Barbour & Carr, 1940
  • Pseudemys decussata plana Barbour & Carr, 1940
  • Pseudemys rugosa decussata Mittleman, 1947
  • Pseudemys rugosa rugosa Mittleman, 1947
  • Pseudemys terrapen decussata Mertens & Wermuth, 1955
  • Pseudemys terrapen plana Mertens & Wermuth, 1955
  • Pseudemys terrapen rugosa Wermuth & Mertens, 1961
  • Chrysemys (Trachemys) decussata McDowell, 1964
  • Chrysemys decussata decussata Schwartz & Thomas, 1975
  • Chrysemys terrapen decussata Obst, 1983
  • Chrysemys terrapen plana Obst, 1983
  • Trachemys decussata Seidel & Incháustegui, 1984
  • Chrysemys terrapen rugosa Obst, 1985
  • Trachemys decussata decussata Iverson, 1985
  • Trachemys decussata plana Iverson, 1985
  • Trachemys terrapen rugosa Vanzolini, 1995
Trachemys decussata angusta
  • Pseudemys decussata angusta Barbour & Carr, 1940
  • Pseudemys granti Barbour & Carr, 1941
  • Pseudemys rugosa angusta Mittleman, 1947
  • Pseudemys terrapen angusta Mertens & Wermuth, 1955
  • Pseudemys terrapen granti Mertens & Wermuth, 1955
  • Pseudemys decussata granti Williams, 1956
  • Pseudemys stejnegeri granti Pritchard, 1967
  • Chrysemys terrapen granti Williams, 1969
  • Chrysemys decussata granti Schwartz & Thomas, 1975
  • Chrysemys terrapen angusta Obst, 1983
  • Trachemys decussata angusta Iverson, 1985
  • Trachemys decussata granti Iverson, 1985
  • Trachemys granti Seidel, 1988
  • Trachemys stejnegeri granti Stubbs, 1989
  • Trachemys decussata angusti Franz, Dodd & Budden, 1993 (ex errore)
  • Trachemys decorata angusta Obst, 1996

Cuban slider (Trachemys decussata), is a species of turtle.[2] It is native to Cuba and Isla de la Juventud, but has also been introduced to Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac in the Cayman Islands (where it is known as the Taco river slider or Hickatee, and Marie Galante (Guadeloupe).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World" (PDF). Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 202–203. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Trachemys decussata Gray, 1831". The Reptiles Database. J. Craig Venter Institute. Retrieved March 3, 2010.