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Escambia map turtle

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The Escambia map turtle (Graptemys ernsti) is a species of turtle in the family Emydidae. The species is endemic to the United States.

Geographic range

G. ernsti is found in southern Alabama and western Florida, in rivers which drain into Escambia Bay.[2]

Etymology

The specific name, ernsti, is in honor of American herpetologist Dr. Carl Henry Ernst (born 1938).[3][4]

References

  1. ^ van Dijk PP (2011). "Graptemys ernsti ". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011: e.T9500A97418010. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013.RLTS.T9500A12997190.en.{{cite iucn}}: error: |doi= / |page= mismatch (help)|date= / |doi= mismatch
  2. ^ a b Fritz, Uwe; Havaš, Peter (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World" (PDF). Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2). Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 December 2010. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  3. ^ "Graptemys ernsti ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  4. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Graptemys ernsti, p. 85).
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Escambia map turtle: Brief Summary

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The Escambia map turtle (Graptemys ernsti) is a species of turtle in the family Emydidae. The species is endemic to the United States.

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