Yellowblotched Map Turtle

The Yellowblotched Map Turtle is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The yellowblotched map turtle (Graptemys flavimaculata) is restricted to the Pascagoula River drainage, which includes the Pascagoula, Leaf, and Chickasawhay rivers (Ernst and Barbour 1989). It may also occur in the lower stretches of larger tributary streams within the drainage basin. More

Common names

Geelrand landkaartschildpad in Dutch - Nederlands
Gelbtupfen-Höckerschildkröte in German - Deutsch
sawback turtle in English - English
Yellow blotched sawback in English - English
yellow-blotched map turtle in English - English
yellow-blotched sawback in English - English
Yellowblotched Map Turtle in English - English

Picture of Graptemys flavimaculata has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
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 flavimaculata
Authority : Cagle, 1954