EMYSystem Species Page: Pseudemys alabamensis
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Deirochelyinae ()
GenusGenus Pseudemys (Cooter Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Pseudemys alabamensis (Alabama Red-bellied Turtle)
range of species Pseudemys alabamensis
approximate range
Original Description Baur 1893b : 224
Type Locality "Mobile, Ala[bama]." [USA]
Syntypes (2 specimens) USNM 20966; USNM 20967
Original name Pseudemys alabamensis
Common name Alabama Red-bellied Turtle
Distribution Mobile Bay, Alabama, USA
Comments Subgenus Ptychemys. Frequently referred to as Pseudemys rubriventris alabamensis (e.g., Wermuth and Mertens, 1977; Fritz, 1981a; Obst 1983b). See Comment under Pseudemys nelsoni. Reviewed by Groombridge (1982) and McCoy and Vogt (1985).
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