Specimen Information

Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii
(Mississippi Map Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID235815
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusGraptemys
Speciespseudogeographica
Subspecieskohnii
Common NameMississippi Map Turtle
StateMD
CountyCalvert
LocalityPatuxent River, at Jones Point, approximately 2 1/4 miles SW of Lower Marlboro
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePatuxent
HUC8 Number02060006
HUC10 NameMiddle Patuxent River
HUC10 Number0206000605
HUC12 NameChew Creek-Patuxent River
HUC12 Number020600060504
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month4
Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15904
Author:Schwartz, F.L., and B.L. Dutcher
Date:1961
Title:A record of the Mississippi map turtle, Graptemys kohni, in Maryland.
Journal:Chesapeake Science
Volume:2
Issue:1-2
Pages:100-101
CommentsSpecimen was found in salinity of 5.3ppt and had a barnacle on the rear of the carapace.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierDr. Doris Cochran, U. S. National Museum
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult
Sizecarapace = 238 x 175 mm, plasteron = 205 x 113 mm


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