Cuban slider

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Cuban slider
Trachemys decussata.jpg
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, and Marie Galante (Guadeloupe).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". 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.