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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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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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skrentnyjeff

Date

October 21, 2015 12:38 PM CDT

Description

Midland Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta marginata(?)) LaBagh Woods Chicago Cook County IL October 2015 Week #42 Jeff Skrentny IMG_7838

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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watershedscanada

Date

May 27, 2016 10:00 PM CDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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davidseburn

Date

November 14, 2016

Description

5 basking on this log and 2 others basking on another nearby log. Approx 2 PM, air temp ~13 C.

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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jpage_cwf

Date

May 28, 2016 11:53 AM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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jpage_cwf

Date

June 16, 2016 10:23 AM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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andyjones

Date

November 6, 2016 02:46 PM EST

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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pwdeacon

Date

September 18, 2015 11:38 AM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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watershedscanada

Date

May 28, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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heatherpickard

Date

May 7, 2009 06:18 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

October 10, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

October 10, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

October 9, 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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