EMYSystem Species Page: Trachemys gaigeae
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Deirochelyinae ()
GenusGenus Trachemys (Slider Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Trachemys gaigeae (Big Bend Slider)
range of species Trachemys gaigeae
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Original Description Hartweg 1939 : 1
Type Locality "Boquillas, Rio Grande River, Brewster County, Texas"
Holotype UMMZ 66472
Original name Trachemys gaigeae
Common name Big Bend Slider
Distribution Upper Rio Grande and Rio Conchos basins of Texas and New Mexico, USA, and Chihuahua and Coahuila, Mexico
Comments None
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