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Graptemys  Agassiz, 1857
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173790

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Map Turtles [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
                            SuborderCryptodira Cope, 1868  
                               SuperfamilyTestudinoidea Fitzinger, 1826  
                                  FamilyEmydidae Rafinesque, 1815 – pond turtles, terrapins, Emydid Turtles  
                                     SubfamilyDeirochelyinae Agassiz, 1857  
                                        GenusGraptemys Agassiz, 1857 – Map Turtles  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Graptemys barbouri Carr and Marchand, 1942 – Barbour's Map Turtle 
                                           Species Graptemys caglei Haynes and McKown, 1974 – Cagle's Map Turtle 
                                           Species Graptemys ernsti Lovich and McCoy, 1992 – Escambia Map Turtle 
                                           Species Graptemys flavimaculata Cagle, 1954 – sawback turtle, Yellow-blotched Map Turtle, Yellow-blotched Sawback 
                                           Species Graptemys geographica (Le Sueur, 1817) – tortue géographique, Northern Map Turtle, Common Map Turtle 
                                           Species Graptemys gibbonsi Lovich and McCoy, 1992 – Pascagoula Map Turtle 
                                           Species Graptemys nigrinoda Cagle, 1954 – Black-knobbed Map Turtle, Black-knobbed Sawback 
                                           Species Graptemys oculifera (Baur, 1890) – ringed sawback turtle, Ringed Map Turtle, Ringed Sawback 
                                           Species Graptemys ouachitensis Cagle, 1953 – Ouachita Map Turtle, Southern Map Turtle 
                                           Species Graptemys pearlensis Ennen, Lovich, Kreiser, Selman and Qualls, 2010 – Pearl River Map Turtle 
                                           Species Graptemys pseudogeographica (Gray, 1831) – False Map Turtle 
                                           Species Graptemys pulchra Baur, 1893 – Alabama Map Turtle 
                                           Species Graptemys versa Stejneger, 1925 – Texas Map Turtle 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Graptemys    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Graptemys   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Graptemys   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Graptemys   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, Jonathan A. Campbell, Kevin de Queiroz, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and standard English names of amphibians and reptiles of North America north of Mexico, with comments regarding confidence in our understanding, Seventh Ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 39   
  Page(s): 1-92   
  Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles   
  Publication Place: Shoreview, Minnesota, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780916984854   
  Notes: Available free as a PDF at   
  Reference for: Graptemys, Map Turtles [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Iverson, John B.  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Revised Checklist with Distribution Maps of the Turtles of the World   
  Page(s): xiii + 363   
  Publisher: Privately Printed   
  Publication Place: Richmond, Indiana   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9617431-0-5   
  Reference for: Graptemys   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P. P., J. Iverson, A. Rhodin, H. Shaffer, and R. Bour]  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with maps, and Conservation Status   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chelonian Research Monographs, no. 5, v. 7   
  Page(s): 329-479   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at   
  Reference for: Graptemys   

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