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Higher TaxaEmydidae, Deirochelyinae, Testudinoidea, Testudines (turtles) 
SubspeciesTrachemys nebulosa nebulosa (VAN DENBURGH 1895)
Trachemys nebulosa hiltoni (CARR 1942) 
Common NamesBlack-bellied Slider
hiltoni: Fuerte Slider 
SynonymChrysemys nebulosa VAN DENBURGH 1895: 84
Pseudemys ornata nebulosa — STEJNEGER & BARBOUR 1917
Pseudemys ornata nebulosa — WERMUTH & MERTENS 1977
Trachemys dorbigni nebulosa — IVERSON 1992
Trachemys nebulosa nebulosa — SEIDEL 2002
Trachemys nebulosa nebulosa — MCCORD & JOSEPH-OUNI 2005
Trachemys nebulosa nebulosa — FRITZ & HAVAS 2007
Trachemys nebulosa nebulosa — TTWG 2014: 363
Trachemys nebulosa nebulosa — VARGAS-RAMÍREZ et al. 2017

Trachemys nebulosa hiltoni (CARR 1942)
Pseudemys scripta hiltoni CARR 1942
Pseudemys concinna hiltoni — WERMUTH & MERTENS 1961 (in error fide FRITZ 1981)
Chrysemys scripta hiltoni — HARDY 1969: 105
Chrysemys concinna hiltoni — FRITZ & BIENERT 1981
Chrysemys scripta hiltoni — FRITZ 1981
Pseudemys scripta hiltoni — LEGLER 1990
Trachemys nebulosa hiltoni — SEIDEL 2002
Trachemys nebulosa hiltoni — MCCORD & JOSEPH-OUNI 2005
Trachemys nebulosa hiltoni — FRITZ & HAVAS 2007
Trachemys nebulosa hiltoni — TTWG 2014: 363
Trachemys nebulosa hiltoni — VARGAS-RAMÍREZ et al. 2017 
DistributionMexico (Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Sonora)

Type locality: “mainland abreast of San José Island”

hiltoni: Mexico (Sinaloa, Sonora)

nebulosa: Mexico (Baja California)  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: CAS 2244
Holotype: AMNH 63747, fluid preserved mature male, collected by John W. Hilton in 1941 [hiltoni] 
Commentcallirostris is also considered as a subspecies of T. scripta.

Habitat: freshwater (lakes, ponds, rivers) 
EtymologyThe species name nebulosa means dark, cloudy, misty, indefinite; referring to the obscure dark ocelli-like markings on the pleural scutes of the carapace. 
References
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