EMYSystem Species Page: Pseudemys floridana
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Deirochelyinae ()
GenusGenus Pseudemys (Cooter Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Pseudemys floridana (Common Cooter)
range of species Pseudemys floridana
approximate range
Original Description LeConte 1829 : 100
Type Locality "St. John's river of East Florida" [USA]
Syntypes (number uncertain) A specimen in the MNHN is apparently a syntype according to R. Bour pers. comm.
Original name Testudo floridana
Common name Common Cooter
Distribution Coastal plain from Louisiana to Florida to North Carolina, USA
Comments Subgenus Pseudemys. See Comment under Pseudemys concinna.
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