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Glyptemys insculpta Le Conte 1830 (wood turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 96475

Alternative combinations: Clemmys insculpta, Testudo insculpta

Belongs to Glyptemys according to J. A. Holman and U. Fritz 2001

Sister taxa: Glyptemys muhlenbergii, Glyptemys valentinensis

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): carapace 168.3 x 130.2

Estimated body mass: 747.0 g based on carapace length