|Chicago Herpetological Society|
|Common Map Turtle
Common Map Turtles have a yellow
spot behind each eye. They differ from
False Map Turtles and Ouachita Map
Turtles by having a wide head, a low
keel on the carapace and an
immaculate yellow plastron.
Survey Range Map
Common Map Turtle juvenile. Note
the egg tooth below the nostrils.
The umbilicus is still visible on this
recently hatched Common Map Turtle.