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 Common Map Turtle (Graptemys geographica)




Common Map Turtle | Graptemys geographica photo
Northern Map Turtle (Graptemys geographica) taken in Gatineau, Quebec

Photograph by D. Gordon E. Robertson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

COMMON MAP TURTLE FACTS

Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Testudines
Family:Emydidae
Genus:Graptemys
Species:geographica
Common Name:Common Map Turtle


Relatives in same Genus
  Barbour's Map Turtle (G. barbouri)
  Mississippi Map Turtle (G. kohnii)
  Black knobbed Map Turtle (G. nigrinoda)
  False Map Turtle (G. pseudogeographica)
  Alabama Map Turtle (G. pulchra)