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Trachemys venusta  (Gray, 1856)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 949650

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Emys venusta Gray, 1856
    Emys valida Le Conte, 1860
  Common Name(s): Meso-American Slider [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
                            SuborderCryptodira Cope, 1868  
                               SuperfamilyTestudinoidea Fitzinger, 1826  
                                  FamilyEmydidae Rafinesque, 1815 – pond turtles, terrapins, Emydid Turtles  
                                     SubfamilyDeirochelyinae Agassiz, 1857  
                                        GenusTrachemys Agassiz, 1857 – Sliders, slider turtles  
                                           SpeciesTrachemys venusta (Gray, 1856) – Meso-American Slider  
    Direct Children:  
                                              SubspeciesTrachemys venusta cataspila Günther, 1885 – Huastecan Slider 
                                              SubspeciesTrachemys venusta grayi (Bocourt, 1868) – Gray's Slider 
                                              SubspeciesTrachemys venusta iversoni McCord, Joseph-Ouni, Hagen and Blanck, 2010 – Yucatan Slider 
                                              SubspeciesTrachemys venusta panamensis McCord, Joseph-Ouni, Hagen and Blanck, 2010 – Panamanian Slider 
                                              SubspeciesTrachemys venusta uhrigi McCord, Joseph-Ouni, Hagen and Blanck, 2010 – Uhrig's Slider 
                                              SubspeciesTrachemys venusta venusta (Gray, 1856) – Meso-American Slider 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P. P., J. Iverson, A. Rhodin, H. Shaffer, and R. Bour]   
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with maps, and Conservation Status   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chelonian Research Monographs, no. 5, v. 7   
  Page(s): 329-479   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at   
  Reference for: Trachemys venusta, Meso-American Slider [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  



  Comment: IUCN: Not Evaluated. TFTSG Draft 2011: Data Deficient (South America regional)  



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