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Chrysemys picta Schneider 1783 (painted turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105350

Alternative combination: Testudo picta

Belongs to Chrysemys according to J. A. Holman et al. 1990

Sister taxa: Chrysemys (Pseudemys), Chrysemys dorsalis, Chrysemys lachati, Chrysemys lavrovi, Chrysemys platymarginata, Chrysemys sculptata, Chrysemys timida

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): carapace 121.9 x 97.9

Estimated body mass: 307.2 g based on carapace length