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Emydoidea blandingii (Holbrook, 1838) - Blanding's Turtle


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
Locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
County map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
Historical locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's 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 Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
Historical county map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's 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 Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
Major Watersheds locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's Turtle) has a total of 12 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 4 counties and 11 localities. There are a total of 7 collectors and 9 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 9 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1941 and its most recent collection year is 2000. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are May 5 and October 17, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's 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
Clark 7 8 3 6 6 1941 1981
Holt 2 2 2 2 2 1984 2000
Saint Charles 1 1 2 1 1 1990 1990
Scotland 1 1 1 1 1

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding's 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
2 Saint Louis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
4 Atchison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Franklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Lewis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
6 Adair Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Andrew Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
6 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lincoln Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Schuyler Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Warren Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
7 Jefferson Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
7 Nodaway Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
8 Buchanan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Marion Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
8 Montgomery Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills

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:
Emydoidea Gray, 1870 - Blanding's Turtles
Species:
Emydoidea blandingii (Holbrook, 1838) - Blanding's Turtle

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)