Graptemys Agassiz 1857 (map turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panemydidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1857. Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America. First Monograph. Vol. I. Part I. Essay on Classi cation. Part II. North American Testudinata. 1-452

Parent taxon: Emydidae according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Bickham 1975, Bjork 1967, Ehret and Bourque 2011, Ernst and Barbour 1989, Frank and Ramus 1996, Holman et al. 1990, Hutchison 1992, Parham et al. 2008 and Wilson 1967

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

Subtaxa: Graptemys barbouri Graptemys geographica Graptemys kerneri Graptemys kohni Graptemys pseudogeographica Graptemys yamashitai

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Quaternary of United States (10: Alabama, Florida, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Texas collections)

• Blancan of United States (2: Florida, Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Oligocene of United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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