Chrysemys picta Schneider 1783 (painted turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panemydidae

Alternative combination: Testudo picta

Belongs to Chrysemys according to J. A. Holman et al. 1990

See also Bragg and Bragg 1957, Cope 1875, Holman and Sullivan 1981, Seidel and Smith 1986 and van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Chrysemys (Pseudemys), Chrysemys dorsalis, Chrysemys lachati, Chrysemys lavrovi, Chrysemys platymarginata, Chrysemys timida

Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Quaternary of United States (4: Alabama, Kansas, Maryland collections)

• Blancan of United States (2: Nebraska)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Indiana, Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (2: Nebraska)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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