Recognized Species

  • Northern map turtle or common map turtle (G. geographica)  Le Sueur, 1817
  • False map turtle (G. pseudogeographica)
  •          False map turtle (G. p. pseudogeographica) Gray, 1831
  •          Mississippi map turtle (G. p. kohnii) Baur, 1890
  • Ringed map turtle (G. oculifera) Baur, 1890.
  • Texas map turtle (G. versa) Stejneger, 1925
  • Barbour’s map turtle (G. barbouri) Carr & Marchand, 1942
  • Ouachita map turtle (G. ouachitensis) Cagle, 1953
  • Black-knobbed map turtle or sawback (G. nigrinoda) Cagle, 1954
  • Yellow-blotched map turtle or sawback (G. flavimaculata) Cagle, 1954
  • Cagle’s map turtle (G. caglei) Haynes & McKown, 1974
  • Escambia map turtle (G. ernsti) Lovich & McCoy, 1992
  • Pascagoula River map turtle (G. gibbonsi) Lovich & McCoy, 1992
  • Pearl River map turtle (G. pearlensis) Ennen et al., 2010
  • Sabine map turtle (G. sabinensis) Lindeman, 2013