Barbour's map turtle

The Barbour's Map Turtle (Graptemys Barbouri) is a species of turtle in the Emydidae family. It is endemic to the eastern United States in rivers located in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. More

Range: Florida - Barbour's Map Turtle (Graptemys barbouri) is found in the Apalachicola, Chatahoochee and Chipola Rivers . Alabama - It is found in the Chattahoochie River. Georgia - G. barbouri is found in the Chatahoochie and Flint River systems. More

Barbour's Map Turtle is a great turtle for a community habitat with Mud Turtles, Musk Turtles, Sliders, Cooters, other Map Turtles and Painted Turtles. More

Barbour's Map Turtle has an olive green carapace with fine yellow and gray markings. It has black tipped spines, on the 2nd 3rd and 4th vertebrae. The underside is yellowish. The head is gray with prominent yellowish markings. More

The Barbour's Map Turtle is from the order Testudines. All turtles are testudines (or Chelonia). There are more than 280 different species belonging to this order. The Barbour's Map Turtle was first reported by Carr And Marchand, 1942. More

Barbour's Map Turtle, Graptemys barbouri, is found in the Chipola and Apalachicola Rivers. Its knobbed shell is olive gray to dark brown with yellow "U" markings. Males grow to 5" in length; females to 12". More

Barbour's map turtle said increasing. ... 10, Cerulean, S. 1992. Delicate balance: Barbour's map turtle (Graptemys barbouri). ... Barbour's Map Turtle (Graptemys barbouri): Barbour's Map Turtle (Graptemys barbouri) USACE Projects with Protected or Sensitive Turtles. More

Common names

barbour's map turtle in English - English
Graptemys barbouri in Dutch - Nederlands
Graptemys barbouri in French - français
Граптемис Барбори in Russian - русский язык

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Original source: Animal Diversity Web
Author: Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
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Order : Testudines
Family : Emydidae
Genus : Graptemys
Species : Graptemys barbouri
Authority : Carr and Marchand, 1942