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Graptemys geographica (common map turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

Taxonomy
Testudo geographica was named by Le Sueur (1817) [not the original combination]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Graptemys geographica by Wood (1946), Clarke (1953) and Holman et al. (1990).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1817Testudo geographica Le Sueur
1946Graptemys geographica Wood p. 168
1953Graptemys geographica Clarke p. 438
1990Graptemys geographica Holman et al. p. 524

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Pantestudinoidea
superfamilyTestudinoidea
Panemydidae
familyEmydidaeRafinesque 1815
genusGraptemys
speciesgeographica(Le Sueur 1817)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available