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Turtles (Testudines)

   Genera


Actinemys
Pacific Pond Turtles


Chrysemys
American Painted Turtle


Clemmys
American Spotted Turtle


Deirochelys
Chicken Turtle


Emydoidea
Blanding's Turtle


Emys
European Pond Turtles


Glyptemys
North American Wood Turtle & Bog Turtle


Graptemys
Map Turtles


Malaclemys
Diamondback Terrapin


Pseudemys
Cooter Turtles


Terrapene
American Box Turtles


Trachemys
Slider Turtles




Biodiversity of the family Emydidae Bibliography of the family Emydidae

Emydidae
Western Pond Turtles

Westliche Sumpfschildkröten
Vestlige Sumpskildpadder




Contents:
  53 species of which 36 (67.9%) are endemic - 12 genera of which 2 (16.7%) are endemic (as of December 31st, 2018).

Remarks: Previously included the subfamily Batagurinae (now the separate family Geoemydidae).

Distribution:  North America, Central America, South America, West Indies, Europe, Central Asia, NW. Africa.

Reported from:
Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Nicaragua, North Macedonia, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela.