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Pearl River map turtle

(Graptemys pearlensis)

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Description

Graptemys pearlensis is a turtle from the terrapin family (Emydidae).The species was first scientifically described by a group of biologists,namely Joshua R.Ennen,Jeffrey E.Lovich,Brian R.Kreiser,Will Selman and Carl P.Qualls.The turtle was scientifically described for the first time in 2010,so the species is not mentioned in all the literature.Graptemys pearlensis is a species of turtle in the family of Emydidae 1.Graptemys pearlensis,in English also Pearl River Map Turtle,is a kind from the type of the beak turtles,which belongs to the family of the New World pond turtles.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Testudines
Family:Emydidae
Genus:Graptemys
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