Food Partitioning in Three Sympatric Species of Map Turtle, Genus Graptemys (Testudinata, Emydidae)

@article{Vogt1981FoodPI,
  title={Food Partitioning in Three Sympatric Species of Map Turtle, Genus Graptemys (Testudinata, Emydidae)},
  author={R. Vogt},
  journal={American Midland Naturalist},
  year={1981},
  volume={105},
  pages={102}
}
  • R. Vogt
  • Published 1981
  • Biology
  • American Midland Naturalist
Three species of map turtle, Graptemys geographica, G. ouachitensis and G. pseudo geo graphic a, inhabit the Mississippi River near Stoddard, Vernon Co., Wiscon- sin. Adult females of all three species are of similar size and are distinctly larger than males. One species, G. geographica, has a notably wider head than the other two. Quan- titative analysis of fresh stomach contents of 113 adult females, qualitative analysis of 74 others and feeding observations confirm that the three species use… Expand
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