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Nonnative Turtles

Common Name Scientific Name First Observed Introduction Status

Aldabra Giant Tortoise

Aldabrachelys gigantea

2012 Pet trade Reported

African Spurred Tortoise

Centrochelys sulcata

2002 Pet trade Reported

Red-footed Tortoise

Chelonoidis carbonaria

2007 Pet trade Reported

Yellow-footed Tortoise

Chelonoidis denticulata

2012 Pet trade Reported

Matamata

Chelus fimbriatus

1963 Pet trade Reported

Southern Painted Turtle

Chrysemys dorsalis

2008 Pet trade Established

Western Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta bellii

1993 Pet trade Reported

Eastern Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta picta

2007 Pet trade Reported

Wood Turtle

Glyptemys insculpta

2009 Pet trade Reported

Ouachita Map Turtle

Graptemys ouachitensis

2006 Pet trade Reported

Mississippi Map Turtle

Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii

2010 Pet trade Reported

False Map Turtle

Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica

2000 Pet trade Established

Home's Hingeback Tortoise

Kinixys homeana

2011 Pet trade Reported

Scorpion Mud Turtle

Kinosternon scorpiodes

1964 Pet trade Reported

Asian Brown Giant Tortoise

Manouria emys emys

2011 Pet trade Reported

Chinese Stripe-necked Turtle

Mauremys sinensis

1972 Pet trade Reported

Gabon Hinged Terrapin

Pelusios gabonensis

Unknown Unknown Reported

Serrated Hinged Terrapin

Pelusios sinuatus

2012 Pet trade Reported

East African Black Mud Turtle

Pelusios subniger

1999 Pet trade Reported

Twist-necked Turtle

Platemys platycephala

1985 Pet trade Reported

Magdalena River Turtle

Podocnemis lewyana

1964 Pet trade Reported

Six-tubercled River Turtle

Podocnemis sextuberculata

1964 Pet trade Reported

Yellow-spotted River Turtle

Podocnemis unifilis

1964 Pet trade Reported

Painted Wood Turtle

Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima

2006 Pet trade Reported

Spot-legged Wood Turtle

Rhinoclemmys punctularia

2008 Pet trade Reported

Giant Musk Turtle

Staurotypus salvinii

2010 Pet trade Established

Razorback Musk Turtle

Sternotherus carinatus

2008 Pet trade Reported

Leopard Tortoise

Stigmochelys pardalis

2009 Pet trade Reported

Horsfield's Tortoise

Testudo horsfieldii

2008 Pet trade Reported

Colombian Slider

Trachemys callirostris

1972 Pet trade Reported

Brazilian Slider

Trachemys dorbigni

1964 Pet trade Reported

Red-eared Slider

Trachemys scripta elegans

1958 Pet trade Established

Inagua Slider

Trachemys stejnegeri malonei

1946 Pet trade Reported

Meso-American Slider

Trachemys venusta

2009 Pet trade Reported