EMYSystem Species Page: Clemmys muhlenbergii
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Emydinae (Emydine Turtles)
GenusGenus Clemmys (Pond Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Clemmys muhlenbergii (Bog Turtle)
range of species Clemmys muhlenbergii
approximate range
Original Description Schoepff 1801 : 132
Type Locality "Pensylvaniae" [= Pennsylvania]; restricted by Stejneger and Barbour (1917:114) to "Lancaster, [Lancaster Co.] Pennsylvania" [USA]
Holotype Unknown
Original name Testudo muhlenbergii
Common name Bog Turtle
Distribution USA
Comments Reviewed by Ernst and Bury (1977), Landry (1979), Warner (1981), and Groombridge (1982).
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