Meso-American slider

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Meso-American slider
Meso-American Slider (4635968137).jpg
Not evaluated (IUCN 2.3)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Subclass: Anapsida
Order: Testudines
Family: Emydidae
Genus: Trachemys
Species: T. venusta
Binomial name
Trachemys venusta
(Gray, 1856)[1][2]
Synonyms[3]
Trachemys venusta venusta
  • Emys venusta Gray, 1856
  • Emys valida LeConte, 1860
  • Clemmys valida — Strauch, 1862
  • Callichelys venusta
    — Gray, 1863
  • Emys (Clemmys) salvini Günther, 1885
  • Pseudemys salvini
    — Cope, 1887
  • Emys valida — Malnate, 1971
  • Pseudemys scripta venusta
    — Moll & Legler, 1971
  • Chrysemys scripta venusta
    — Henderson & Hoevers, 1975
  • Trachemys scripta venusta
    — Iverson, 1985
  • Trachemys ornata venusta
    — Walls, 1996
  • Trachemys venusta venusta
    — Seidel, 2002
Trachemys venusta cataspila
  • Emys ventricosa Gray, 1856
  • Pseudemys ventricosa
    — Gray, 1870
  • Emys (Clemmys) cataspila Günther, 1885
  • Pseudemys cataspila
    — Cope, 1887
  • Chrysemys ornata var. cataspila — Boulenger, 1889
  • Pseudemys scripta cataspila — Carr, 1938
  • Pseudemys ornata cataspila
    — Mertens & Wermuth, 1955
  • Chrysemys scripta cataspila
    — Smith & Smith, 1975
  • Trachemys scripta cataspila
    — Iverson, 1985
  • Trachemys ornata cataspila
    — Fritz, 1995
  • Trachemys venusta cataspila — Seidel, 2002
Trachemys venusta grayi
  • Emys grayi Bocourt, 1868
  • Callichelys grayii — Gray, 1870 (ex errore)
  • Emys umbra Bocourt, 1876
  • Pseudemys umbra — Cope, 1887
  • Callichelys grayi
    — Boulenger, 1889
  • Chrysemys grayi
    — Boulenger, 1889
  • Clemmys umbra — Strauch, 1890
  • Chrysemys umbra
    — Lindholm, 1929
  • Pseudemys grayi — Carr, 1938
  • Pseudemys ornata grayi
    — Stuart, 1963
  • Pseudemys scripta grayi
    — Legler & Webb, 1970
  • Chrysemys scripta grayi
    — Smith & Smith, 1975
  • Pseudemys scripta umbra
    — Pritchard, 1979
  • Trachemys scripta grayi
    — Iverson, 1985
  • Trachemys grayi
    — King & Burke, 1989
  • Trachemys ornata grayi
    — Walls, 1996
  • Trachemys venusta grayi
    — Seidel, 2002

The Meso-American slider (Trachemys venusta)[1][2] is a species of turtle belonging to the family Emydidae with a distribution from Mexico to Colombia.[2]

Distribution[edit]

This species is found from Mexico to Colombia:

  • Trachemys venusta venusta is found in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico in the states of Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz and Yucatan.
  • Trachemys venusta cataspila meets in Mexico in the states of San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas and Veracruz.
  • Trachemys venusta grayi is found in El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico in the states of Chiapas and Oaxaca.

years 2010 on New species is found:

  • Trachemys venusta iversoni is in Mexico in the state of Yucatan.
  • Trachemys venusta panamensis in Panama.
  • Trachemys venusta uhrigi is found in Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Colombia in the departments of Antioquia and Chocó.

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama.[1]

Subspecies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Rhodin 2010, p. 000.104
  2. ^ a b c d e f Fritz 2007, pp. 210-211
  3. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 210–211. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 

Bibliography[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Jonathan A. Campbell: Amphibians and Reptiles of Northern Guatemala, the Yucatán, and Belize. University of Oklahoma Press 1998, ISBN 0-8061-3064-4, pp. 114–115 (online copy, p. 114, at Google Books)