Graptemys kerneri Ehret & Bourque, 2011:578

Kerner's map turtle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene (c. 13,000 BC)



Florida, USA


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: UF 239000






Original scientific description:

Ehret, Dana J. and Bourque, Jason R. (2011). An extinct map turtle Graptemys (Testudines, Emydidae) from the late Pleistocene of Florida. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(3): 575-587. [Abstract]


Other references:

Jackson, D. R. (1975). A Pleistocene Graptemys (Reptilia: Testudines) from the Santa Fe River of Florida. Herpetologica 31: 213-219.

Turtle Extinctions Working Group et al. (2015). Turtles and Tortoises of the World During the Rise and Global Spread of Humanity: First Checklist and Review of Extinct Pleistocene and Holocene Chelonians. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5: 1-66.


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