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Chrysemys dorsalis Agassiz, 1857 - Southern Painted Turtle


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
Locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
County map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
Historical locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle). Black circles ( ) represent records after 1986, blue squares ( ) represent records between 1966 and 1986, orange triangles ( ) represent records prior to 1966. Note that more recent records might conceal underlying older records.
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical County Map

Historical county map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
Historical county map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle). Black circles ( ) represent records after 1986, blue squares ( ) represent records between 1966 and 1986, orange triangles ( ) represent records prior to 1966. Note that only the most recent county record for each county is shown.
Map created 28 February 2018.

Ecological Drainage Locality Map

Ecological Drainage Units map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
Major Watersheds locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle) has a total of 46 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 10 counties and 25 localities. There are a total of 23 collectors and 27 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 31 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1898 and its most recent collection year is 2012. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 16 and September 27, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle) by county. Some values are unavailable since some records are represented solely by historical literature reports, which sometimes lack complete collecting data. Click on a county name to view more information about that county. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
County Localities Collections Collectors Dates Expeditions Earliest Year Latest Year
Bollinger 3 6 6 5 5 1966 2012
Butler 3 9 4 5 6 1898 1995
Cape Girardeau 1 1 1 1 1
Dunklin 6 11 6 7 8 1904 1962
Mississippi 2 2 3 2 2 2006 2007
New Madrid 1 1 1 1 1 1909 1909
Pemiscot 2 4 3 3 4 1920 1923
Scott 1 1 1 1 1 2007 2007
Stoddard 5 10 6 5 5 1962 2001
Wayne 1 1 1 1 1 2008 2008

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Chrysemys dorsalis (Southern Painted Turtle). Counties are listed in descending order of their likelihood of having this species. Click on a county to view more information about that county. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
Likelihood County Rationale Ecoregion / Watershed
4 Ripley Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
6 Perry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Middle Mississippi Alluvial Plain
8 Carter Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Black River Hills Border
8 Madison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Black River Hills Border
9 Iron Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
11 Reynolds Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands

Linnaean Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia - Animals
Phylum:
Chordata - Chordates
Subphylum:
Vertebrata - Vertebrates
Class:
Reptilia Laurenti, 1768 - Reptiles
Order:
Testudines Linnaeus, 1758 - Turtles
Family:
Emydidae Gray, 1825 - Box and Basking Turtles
Genus:
Chrysemys Gray, 1844 - Painted Turtles
Species:
Chrysemys dorsalis Agassiz, 1857 - Southern Painted Turtle

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)