EMYSystem Species Page: Graptemys flavimaculata
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Deirochelyinae ()
GenusGenus Graptemys (Map Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Graptemys flavimaculata (Yellow-blotched Map Turtle)
range of species Graptemys flavimaculata
approximate range
Original Description Cagle 1954 : 167
Type Locality "Pascagoula River, 13 miles S. W. of Lucedale, George Co., Mississippi" [USA]; restricted to "Pascagoula River at Old Benndale Crossing (T3S, R8W, Sec. 1)" [Georgia Co., Mississippi, USA] by Cliburn (1971:17).
Holotype TU 14798
Original name Graptemys flavimaculata
Common name Yellow-blotched Map Turtle
Distribution Pascagoula River drainage in Mississippi, USA
Comments Reviewed by McCoy and Vogt (1987).
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