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Herps of Illinois

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False Map Turtle

Graptemys pseudogeographica

Illinois Natural History
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False Map Turtles have a yellow crescent behind each eye. They differ from Common Map Turtles by having a smaller head, a prominent dorsal keel on the carapace and a strong pattern covering more than 75% of the plastron.