Animalia > Chordata > Reptilia > Testudines > Emydidae > Trachemys callirostris > Trachemys callirostris chichiriviche

Trachemys callirostris chichiriviche (Pond Slider, scripta)

Synonyms: Chrysemys scripta; Pseudemys scripta chichiriviche; Trachemys scripta chichiriviche


Gestation [2]  75 days
Hibernates [1]  Yes
Litter Size [2]  13
Maximum Longevity [2]  41 years
Water Biome [1]  Lakes and Ponds, Rivers and Streams
Adult Weight [2]  240 grams
Diet [1]  Omnivore
Female Maturity [2]  8 years
Male Maturity [2]  4 years


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Japan Japan No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


USA (SE Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, N Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Tennessee, Kentucky, S/E Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska [HR 30: 108], Texas, New Mexico; introduced to Ha;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund