EMYSystem Genus Page: Malaclemys
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Deirochelyinae ()
GenusGenus Malaclemys (Diamondback Terrapins)
range of genus Malaclemys
approximate range
M. terrapin
Original Description Gray 1844 : 28
Common name Diamondback Terrapins
Distribution As for the single species
Comments Reviewed by Dobie (1981) and Ernst and Bury (1982).
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