EMYSystem Species Page: Graptemys geographica
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Deirochelyinae ()
GenusGenus Graptemys (Map Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Graptemys geographica (Common Map Turtle)
range of species Graptemys geographica
approximate range
Original Description LeSueur 1817 : 86
Type Locality "marsh, on the borders of Lake Erie" [USA]
Holotype Not designated
Original name Testudo geographica
Common name Common Map Turtle
Distribution Southwestern Quebec and southeastern Ontario (Canada) west to Minnesota, and south to eastern Kansas, northern Louisiana and central Alabama, USA
Comments Reviewed by McCoy and Vogt (1990).
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