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Reptiles and Amphibiansthreatened and/or endangeredPond and Box Turtles

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Bog Turtle
Calemys muhlenbergii (Clemmys muhlenbergii)

Head dark brown-black, bright yellow, orange/ red spot on each side of its neck. The spot is often f… read more

Painted Turtle
Chrysemys picta

Long, oval, smooth, and flat-bottomed carapace. Olive to black, allowing the turtle to blend in with… read more

Western Painted Turtle
Chrysemys picta bellii

4-9 7/8" (10.2-25.1 cm). Carapace oval, smooth, flattened, and unkeeled; olive or black, overlaid wi… read more

Spotted Turtle
Clemmys guttata

Gray to black. Carapace is smooth, does not have a central ridge running down the keel. It is also t… read more

Chicken Turtle
Deirochelys reticularia

Unusually long, striped neck that is close to the length of the shell, with a yellow stripe on both … read more

Blanding's Turtle
Emys blandingii (Emydoidea blandingii)

Semi-aquatic. Carapace domed, slightly flattened along the midline, and is oblong when viewed from a… read more

Western Pond Turtle
Emys marmorata (Clemmys marmorata)

Dark brown or dull olive, with or without darker reticulations or streaking. Plastron yellowish, som… read more

Wood Turtle
Glyptemys insculpta (Clemmys insculpta, Calemys insculpta)

Carapace that is tan, grayish brown or brown color, with a central ridge/keel made up of a pyramidal… read more

Yellow-blotched Map Turtle
Graptemys flavimaculata

High central keel/ridge on carapace. Brown/olive with spines on keel. Cream plastron. Claws on front… read more

Common Map Turtle
Graptemys geographica

Markings resemble contour lines on a map or chart. The lines on the carapace are shades of yellow, t… read more

Ouachita Map Turtle
Graptemys ouachitensis

Carapace features a row of low spines, and is serrated on the rim. The carapace is olive, dark brown… read more

False Map Turtle
Graptemys pseudogeographica

Carapace features a row of low spines, and is serrated on the rim. The carapace olive-brown with lig… read more

Alabama Map Turtle
Graptemys pulchra

Varied yellow head markings. Keel not black. Yellow plastron with black scute seams. Costal scutes h… read more

Diamondback Terrapin
Malaclemys terrapin

Browns to grey, body color grey, brown, yellow, or white. All have a unique pattern of wiggly, black… read more

River Cooter
Pseudemys concinna (Chrysemys concinna)

Brown carapace with yellowish circular marks. 2nd costal scute has c shaped figure. Marginal scutes … read more

Florida Red-bellied Turtle
Pseudemys nelsoni (Chrysemys nelsoni)

Black/brown highly arched carapace. Convex vertebral scutes, red bar on each. Reddish-brown plastron… read more

Peninsula Cooter
Pseudemys peninsularia (Chrysemys floridana peninsularia)

Brown carapace with yellow markings. Yellow plastron. Stripe on 2nd costal scute, forked. Long neck.… read more

Eastern Red-bellied Turtle
Pseudemys rubriventris (Chrysemys rubriventris)

Brown/black carapace, concave scutes. Each scute has red bar. Stripe on head. Red plastron, scutes l… read more

Eastern Box Turtle
Terrapene carolina

Hinge on plastron allows for shell to close tightly. Kelled & domed carapace. Orange, brown, tan oli… read more

Three-toed Box Turtle
Terrapene carolina triunguis

4 1/2-7" (11.5-17.9 cm). Carapace high-domed and keeled; tan or olive with obscure pattern. Plastron… read more

Ornate Box Turtle
Terrapene ornata

Brownish-black/gray carapace with varying yellow vertical stripes. Highly domed. Plastron movable, a… read more

Trachemys scripta

The "dime store" turtle. Gets its name from the red/orange stripe behind eyes. Carapace is oval and … read more

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