Pearl River map turtle (Graptemys pearlensis)

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Pearl River map turtle fact file

Pearl River map turtle description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyEmydidae
GenusGraptemys (1)

Information on the Pearl River map turtle (Graptemys pearlensis) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Pearl River map turtle status

The Pearl River map turtle is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (June, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Pearl River map turtle resting on branch  
Pearl River map turtle resting on branch

© Cris Hagen

Cris Hagen
University of Georgia
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
United States of America
http://www.uga.edu/srelherp/staff/hagen.html

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