EMYSystem Species Page: Clemmys marmorata
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Emydinae (Emydine Turtles)
GenusGenus Clemmys (Pond Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Clemmys marmorata (Pacific Pond Turtle)
range of species Clemmys marmorata
approximate range
Original Description Baird and Girard 1852 : 177
Type Locality "Puget Sound" [Washington, USA]
Syntypes (4 specimens) USNM 7594; USNM 7595; USNM 7596; USNM 131830 (formerly 7593)
Original name Emys marmorata
Common name Pacific Pond Turtle
Distribution Pacific coastal region of Washington, Oregon, and California, and extreme western Nevada (USA) to northern Baja California (Mexico); extirpated in southern British Columbia (Canada); introduced in Grant Co., Oregon, USA (Stebbins, 1985)
Comments Reviewed by Bury (1970) and Smith and Smith (1979).
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