Specimen Information

Graptemys geographica
Graptemys geographica
(Northern Map Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115729
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusGraptemys
Speciesgeographica
Common NameNorthern Map Turtle
StateMA
CountyNorfolk
LocalityLake Waban, Wellesley, Norfolk County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
HUC10 NameLower Charles River-Frontal Boston Harbor
HUC10 Number0109000107
HUC12 NameFuller Brook-Charles River
HUC12 Number010900010701
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month6
Collection Year1950
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12118
Author:Moulton, J.M.
Date:1953
Title:The collection of a map turtle in eastern Massachusetts.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1953
Issue:3
Pages:181
Commentsan old animal with two holes bored in the posterior marginals of the carapace; right eye blinded; deposited a single egg on 20 June 1950 in a large indoor aquarium
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierJ. M. Moulton
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1F


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