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  • English
    • Midland Painted Turtle
  • Scientific Names
    • Chrysemys picta marginata
    • Chrysemys bellii marginata
    • Chrysemys marginata
  • French
    • tortue peinte du centre

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Recent observations

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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haya4hussein

Date

May 25, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

May 25, 2016

Description

Head peaking out- Only painted and snappers at this location.

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

May 24, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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trc_alison

Date

May 24, 2016

Description

The largest of several painted turtles basking in today's warmth and sunshine.

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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macmarzo

Date

May 23, 2016 07:01 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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clintalexander88

Date

May 23, 2016 05:16 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

23 degrees c sunny

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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camelcreek

Date

May 22, 2016 01:29 AM ADT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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camelcreek

Date

May 22, 2016 02:42 PM ADT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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jennifer96

Date

May 22, 2016 05:28 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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haya4hussein

Date

May 12, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

May 21, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

May 21, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

The painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) is the most widespread native turtle of North America. It lives in slow-moving fresh waters, from southern Canada to Louisiana and northern Mexico, and from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The turtle is the only species of the genus Chrysemys, which is part of the pond turtle family Emydidae. Fossils show that the painted turtle existed 15 million years ago. Four regionally based subspecies (the eastern, midland, southern, and western) evolved during...

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