About this object

This turtle is brown with fine gray and yellowish markings, it has stripes on the neck and crescent shaped light spots behind the eyes, which stop the neck stripes from reaching the eye. The skin is olive to brown with narrow yellow stripes along the legs, tail, chin and neck. The eye is white. Females are considerably larger than males.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    60.98.4
  • Scientific name
    Graptemys kohnii (Baur, 1890)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA TESTUDINES EMYDIDAE
  • Common name
    Mississippi Map Turtle
  • Collector
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Americas: Northern America: USA: Florida
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Purchased from the Liverpool Aquarium Company, 1960
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1960.98.1-6
Object view = Natural Science
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