Chrysemys Gray 1844 (painted turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panemydidae

Synonym: Baicalemys Ivaniev and Khosatzky 1977

Parent taxon: Emydidae according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Anquetin et al. 2009, Bickham 1975, Carroll 1988, Chkhikvadze and Yassamanov 1981, Cope 1875, Estes and Tihen 1964, Frank and Ramus 1996, Holman et al. 1990, Holman and Sullivan 1981, Hutchison 1992, Hutchison 1996, Lydekker 1889, Parham et al. 2008, Seidel and Smith 1986, van Dijk et al. 2014, Wilson 1967 and Zug 2001

Sister taxa: Batagurinae, Callagur, Chelonemys, Chelopus, Chinemys, Chrysemys inflata, Chrysemys isoni, Chrysemys limnodytes, Cistudo, Clemmys hutchensorum, Clemmys saxea, Deirochelyinae, Deirochelys, Deirochelys floridana, Emydinae, Emydoidea, Emydoidea hutchisoni, Emys, Epiemys, Glyptemys, Graptemys, Grayemys, Hieremys, Hybemys, Lyssemys, Malacoclemmys, Palaeotheca, Polyechmatemys, Pseudemys, Pseudemys bisornatus, Pseudemys caelata, Pseudemys extincta, Pseudemys hillii, Pseudochrysemys, Pseudograptemys, Pyxidea, Sakya, Senryuemys, Shansiemys, Sharemys, Terrapene, Trachemys

Subtaxa: Chrysemys (Pseudemys) Chrysemys dorsalis Chrysemys lachati Chrysemys lavrovi Chrysemys picta Chrysemys platymarginata Chrysemys timida

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Quaternary of United States (8: Alabama, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, South Carolina, South Dakota collections)

• Blancan of United States (3: Florida, Nebraska)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of United States (4: Indiana, Nebraska, Tennessee)

• Miocene of Canada (1: Yukon), the Russian Federation (1), United States (11: Delaware, Nebraska)

• Oligocene of Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 30 collections including 34 occurrences

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