Ouachita Map Terrapin/Turtle Graptemys ouachitensis

Ouachita Map Terrapin/Turtle
Ouachita Map Terrapin/Turtle
The Ouachita Map Terrapin (called turtle in America) is native to rivers, lakes and ponds of USA, from west of the Great Lakes south to eastern Texas. They have a large, elongated yellow mark above each eye and a yellow spot below the eye. Like other "maps", they also have several other yellow or pinkish lines and have a raised central keel on the carapace.