EMYSystem Species Page: Emydoidea blandingii
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Emydinae (Emydine Turtles)
GenusGenus Emydoidea (Blanding's Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle)
range of species Emydoidea blandingii
approximate range
Original Description Holbrook 1838 : 35
Type Locality " . . . Fox river, a tributary of the Illinois" [Illinois, USA]
Holotype ANSP 26123
Original name Cistuda blandingii
Common name Blanding's Turtle
Distribution The Great Lakes region of Canada and the USA, west to Nebraska, USA; scattered populations from southeastern New York, USA to Nova Scotia, Canada
Comments Reviewed by McCoy (1973).
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