EMYSystem Species Page: Pseudemys gorzugi
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Deirochelyinae ()
GenusGenus Pseudemys (Cooter Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Pseudemys gorzugi (Rio Grande Cooter)
range of species Pseudemys gorzugi
approximate range
Original Description Ward 1984 : 29
Type Locality "3 1/2 mi. W Jimenez, Río San Diego, Coahuila, México, 850 feet altitude"
Holotype KU 39986
Original name Pseudemys concinna gorzugi
Common name Rio Grande Cooter
Distribution Rio Grande basin in Texas and Mexico and Pecos River basin in southeast New Mexico and adjacent Texas
Comments None
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