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Graptemys caglei HAYNES & MCKOWN, 1974

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Higher TaxaEmydidae, Deirochelyinae, Testudines (turtles) 
Common NamesCagle's Map Turtle 
SynonymGraptemys caglei HAYNES & MCKOWN 1974
Graptemys caglei — CONANT & COLLINS 1991: 61
Graptemys caglei — CROTHER 2000 
DistributionUSA (Guadalupe and San Antonio river drainages in SC Texas)

Type locality: Guadalupe River, 8 km NW Cuero, DeWitt Co, Texas, USA.  
TypesHolotype: TNHC 36061 
CommentDiet: carnivore.

Reproduction: oviparous. 
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