Seasonal and annual movements of riverine map turtles
, Graptemys geographica.
The Map Turtle
and Sawback Atlas: Ecology, Evolution, Distribution, and Conservation covers the entire biology of a little-known genus and provides turtle scientists and scholarly natural history collections with a fine guide to the map turtles
and sawbacks found around the country.
Lindeman presents this photo-illustrated guide to map turtles
and sawbacks of the genus Graptemys.
Habitat partitioning among three sympatric species of map turtles
, genus Graptemys.
But these Northern Map turtles
, filmed on a lake in Canada, are actually clinging to each other to use the sun's heat to warm their blood.
are listed as a species of special concern.
With the exception of a single red-eared slider inhabiting a canal with northern map turtles
, Graptemys geographica, sliders were not found with the other three species counted during the study.
Population estimates from mark and recaptures of three species, basking counts, and hoop net catches indicated that pond sliders were the most abundant species, but northern map turtles
were 8 x more abundant than pond sliders in basking trap catches.
It belongs to the narrow-headed group of map turtles
Shelford (1913) reported the three species listed above, as well as map turtles
(Graptemys geographica), in ponds north of the river at Clark Street (Sites 11 and 12 in Fig.
Similarly, US proposals to increase protection for 12 species of map turtles
and the alligator snapping turtle were watered down and defeated, or withdrawn altogether.
Adult Ouachita map turtles
(Gmptemys ouackitensis) are common members of the aquatic community of turtles in the Caney River (Riedle et al.