hispaniolan slider turtle

Hispaniolan Slider (Trachemys decorata)

Also sometimes known as the Hatian Slider, the Hispaniolan slider is a species of pond turtle (Emydidae) which is endemic to the Dominican Republic and Haiti (Hispaniola). Hispaniolan sliders are a freshwater species inhabiting freshwater ponds, lakes, and rivers and feeding on a range of aquatic insects, vegetation, and occasionally fish. 

Classification

Animalia-Chordata-Reptilia-Testudines-Emydidae-Deirochelyinae-Trachemys-T. decorata

Image: Brian Gratwicke