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Graptemys barbouri CARR & MARCHAND, 1942

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Higher TaxaEmydidae, Deirochelyinae, Testudinoidea, Testudines (turtles) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Barbour's Map Turtle
G: Barbours Höckerschildkröte 
SynonymGraptemys barbouri CARR & MARCHAND 1942
Graptemys barbouri — WERMUTH & MERTENS 1977: 36
Graptemys barbouri — CONANT & COLLINS 1991: 57
Graptemys barbouri — CROTHER 2000
Graptemys barbouri — RHODIN et al. 2010 
DistributionUSA (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, in the Gulf coastal streams of the Apalachicola River system in the Florida Panhandle, including the Chipola; adjacent Georgia)

Type locality: Chipola River bei Marianna, Jackson County, Florida.  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-46251 
CommentDiet: carnivore.

Habitat: freshwater (lakes, rivers) 
EtymologyNamed after Thomas Barbour (1884-1946), Associate Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians (1923), and, later, Director (1927) of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard. 
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