Emys marmorata Baird and Girard 1852 (western pond turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panemydidae

Alternative combinations: Actinemys marmorata, Clemmys marmorata

Synonyms: Actinemys owyheensis Brattstrom and Sturn 1959, Clemmys owyheensis Brattstrom and Sturn 1959

Belongs to Emys according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Bickham 1975, Holman and Fritz 2001 and van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Emys hordwellensis, Emys orbicularis, Emys sinensis, Emys trinacris, Emys vulgaris, Emys wermuthi

Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Quaternary of United States (6: California collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: California)

• Hemphillian of United States (5: California)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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