EMYSystem Species Page: Clemmys guttata
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Emydinae (Emydine Turtles)
GenusGenus Clemmys (Pond Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Clemmys guttata (Spotted Turtle)
range of species Clemmys guttata
approximate range
Original Description Schneider 1792 : 264
Type Locality Not stated; designated as "vicinity of Philadelphia" [Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA] by Mittleman (1945:171)
Holotype Not known to exist
Original name Testudo guttata
Common name Spotted Turtle
Distribution Southeastern Canada and from northeastern Illinois and Michigan to southern Maine and south to northern Florida in the USA
Comments Reviewed by Ernst (1972a).
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