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Chrysemys picta (painted turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

Taxonomy
Testudo picta was named by Schneider (1783). It is extant.

It was recombined as Chrysemys picta by Gray (1844), Cope (1875), Bragg and Bragg (1957), Holman and Sullivan (1981), Seidel and Smith (1986) and Holman et al. (1990).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1783Testudo picta Schneider
1844Chrysemys picta Gray
1875Chrysemys picta Cope p. 53
1957Chrysemys picta Bragg and Bragg p. 307
1981Chrysemys picta Holman and Sullivan p. 139
1986Chrysemys picta Seidel and Smith p. 246
1990Chrysemys picta 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
genusChrysemysGray 1844
speciespicta(Schneider 1783)

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: freshwaterf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: aquaticf
Diet: omnivoref
Reproduction: oviparousf
Created: 2005-08-26 14:20:16
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:20:16
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Uetz 2005, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Barstovian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 15.97000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (11 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Nebraska) Chrysemys picta (18442) Emydoidea hutchisoni (70128)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Nebraska) Chrysemys picta (18126 18359)
Late/Upper Hemphillian - Blancan10.3 - 1.8USA (Indiana) Chrysemys picta (18320)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Nebraska) Chrysemys picta (19954 27572)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Maryland) Chrysemys picta (20302)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Kansas) Chrysemys picta (20293 20422)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Alabama) Chrysemys picta (84181)