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|Exact locality, based on specimen(s) or photographs examined|
|Exact locality, based on literature record believed valid|
|Approximate locality based on specimen(s) or photographs examined|
|Approximate locality based on literature record believed valid|
|County record only, based on specimens or photographs examined|
|County record only, based on literature report believed valid|
|?||Questionable and/or problematic record|
Graptemys geographica is a monotypic species with no recognized subspecies (Iverson et al. 2012).
The Northern Map Turtle is found throughout Middle and East Tennessee in
streams of the Tennessee and Cumberland River drainage basins.
One questionable literature record (see below) exists from the Reelfoot
by Counties: Anderson—TU
Blount—MCZ 1913; TU 21909.
86674, 86676, 86762-86765.
Davidson—CMNH R 3005, R
3197; UMMZ 70704.
Houston—APSU 1397, 6004,
Roane—USNM 86699, 86700,
Stewart—APSU 781, 834, 3453.
32659; TU 15075.
Sources by Counties:
(1946), Tilley and Huheey (2001).
and Miller (2011a).
Franklin—Miller et al. (2005).
Hamilton—Niemiller and Reynolds
et al. (2012).
Hardin—Butterfield et al. (2014).
Hickman—Foster et al. (2013).
Lawrence—Miller and Baughman (2015).
Lewis—Foster et al. (2013).
Marion—Wilson et al. (2012).
(1967), Scott and Snyder
Weber and Layzer (2011).
et al. (2012).
Meyers-Schöne and Walton (1990),
Meyers-Schöne et al. (1993),
Dyke et al. (2013).
Rutherford—Limsuwan and Dunn (1977, 1978), Cooper and Sharp (1982),
Glorioso and Niemiller (2006), Landry (2010), Niemiller et al. (2011).
Warren—Niemiller and Reynolds
Williamson—Foster et al. (2013).
Wilson—Niemiller and Reynolds
Questionable and/or Erroneous Records: Wells et al. (1974) reported collecting several (exact number not given) females from “the Reelfoot Lake area of West Tennessee” for use in a laboratory study to determine the effects of aldrin and dieldrin on the ATPase system. Apparently the remains of these animals were discarded following the study, thus no voucher material exist. This record, though not being disputed, must be considered problematic until verified with voucher specimens or photographs of the species from this part of Tennessee.
Conservation Status: None.
Posted: 23 July 2009
Latest Revision: 11 February 2016