Northern Map Turtle Graptemys geographica

Taxonomy: The northern map turtle (Graptemys geographica) has no subspecies. The northern map turtle belongs to the genus Graptemys and is in the family Emydidae which is represented in Indiana by ten different species.


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Distribution Map
Distribution map of Northern Map Turtle (Graptemys geographica)