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Taxonomy of the family Emydidae
Bibliography of the genus Glyptemys
Biodiversity of the family Emydidae








Genus
Glyptemys

North American Wood Turtle and Bog Turtle

Amerikanische Wasserschildkröten

Amerikansk Træskildpadde og Amerikansk Moseskildpadde

1857 Glyptemys Agassiz (type species: Testudo insculpta Le Conte 1830)
1857 Calemys Agassiz (type species: Testudo muhlenbergii Schoepff 1801; syn. Fritz & Havas 2006)

Contents: 2 species, of which 1 (50.0%) is endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Revalidated as a separate genus by Holman & Fritz (2001). Also see Burke, Leuteritz & Wolf (1996).
Distribution: E. North America.
Reported from: Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island, Ontario, Quebec), USA (Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin).

Glyptemys insculpta

North American Wood Turtle

Waldbachschildkröte

Nordamerikansk Træskildpadde, (Nordamerikansk Skovskildpadde)

1812 Emys pulchella Schweigger [not Emys pulchella Schoepff 1794] (Fritz & Havas 2006)
Geoclemys pulchella Gray 1856
Glyptemys pulchella Gray 1869
1830 Testudo insculpta Le Conte
Emys inscripta [lapsus] Gray 1831
Clemmys insculpta Fitzinger 1835
Emys insculpta Harlan 1835
Glyptemys insculpta Agassiz 1857
Chelopus insculptus Cope 1875
Calemys insculpta Feldman & Parham 2002
1831 Emys speciosa Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon (Fritz & Havas 2006; Nowak-Kemp & Fritz 2010)
1831 Emys speciosa var. levigata Gray (Fritz & Havas 2006)

Introduced to: USA (Florida).
Distribution: Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island, Ontario, Quebec), USA (Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin).


Glyptemys muhlenbergii

Bog Turtle, (Muhlenberg's Turtle)

Moorschildkröte, Muhlenbergs Wasserschildkröte

Nordamerikansk Moseskildpadde

1801 Testudo muhlenbergii Schoepff
Emys muhlenbergii Schweigger 1812
Chersine muhlenbergii Merrem 1820
Terrapene muhlenbergii Bonaparte 1831
Clemmys muhlenbergii Fitzinger 1835
Geoclemys muhlenbergii Gray 1856
Calemys muhlenbergii Agassiz 1857
Kalemys muhlenbergii Ennis 1861
Chelopus muhlenbergii Cope 1875
Melanemys muhlenbergii Shufeldt 1919
Glyptemys muhlenbergii Holman & Fritz 2001
1824 Emys biguttata Say (Fritz & Havas 2006)
Emys bipunctata Gray in Griffith 1831 [lapsus for biguttata] (Fritz & Havas 2006)
1831 Emys carolinae var. fusca Gray in Griffith (Fritz & Havas 2006)
Emys fusca Gray 1831
1917 Clemmys nuchalis Dunn (Fritz & Havas 2006)

Distribution: USA (Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia).