EMYSystem Species Page: Graptemys nigrinoda
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Deirochelyinae ()
GenusGenus Graptemys (Map Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Graptemys nigrinoda (Black-knobbed Map Turtle)
range of species Graptemys nigrinoda
approximate range
Original Description Cagle 1954 : 173
Type Locality "Black Warrior River, above Lock 9, 17.5 miles SSW of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama" [USA]
Holotype TU 14662
Original name Graptemys nigrinoda
Common name Black-knobbed Map Turtle
Distribution Tombigbee, Black Warrior and Alabama river basins in Alabama and Mississippi, USA
Comments Reviewed by Mount (1975) and Lahanas (1986).
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