EMYSystem Species Page: Trachemys ornata
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Deirochelyinae ()
GenusGenus Trachemys (Slider Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Trachemys ornata (Ornate Slider)
range of species Trachemys ornata
approximate range
Original Description Gray 1831b : 30
Type Locality "American Meridionali....Mazatland" [= Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico]
Syntypes (2 specimens) BMNH 1946.1.22.40; BMNH 1946.1.22.41
Original name Trachemys ornata
Common name Ornate Slider
Distribution Sinaloa to Guerrero, Mexico
Comments None
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