Terrapin Hybrids Trachemys and Pseudemys ssp.

Red-eared and Yellow-bellied Slider hybrid Red-eared and Yellow-bellied Slider hybrid
suspected Red-eared and Cumberland Slider hybrid Suspected Red-eared and Cumberland Slider hybrid
With indiscriminate releases of captive terrapins, escapees and captive holdings of mixed species, it is no surprise that many feral and captive terrapins have mixed heritage.
Red-eared and Yellow-bellied Slider hybrid
Red-eared and Yellow-bellied Slider hybrid
Red-eared and Yellow-bellied Slider hybrid
Feral hybrids of Red-eared and Yellow-bellied Sliders. Since these are subspecies of the same Trachemys scripta species, together with the Cumberland above, it is not surprising that they hybridise. All were formerly included in the Pseudemys genus.
Terrapins
Terrapins
Terrapins
The larger one looks like a mixed heritage Yellow-bellied Slider protecting what looks like a juvenile Cooter. Both appear to have similar red markings on their carapace. The pond where they live also has both Red-eared and Yellow-bellied Sliders and a Florida Red-bellied Cooter.