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

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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marknenadov

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August 1, 2015

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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naturerachelle

Date

July 24, 2015

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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mdrearick

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July 21, 2015

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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marknenadov

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July 18, 2015

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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coreyjlange

Date

July 21, 2015 02:35 PM CDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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coreyjlange

Date

July 19, 2015 02:22 PM CDT

Description

Female digging a nest in mowed area.

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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coachwhipbooks

Date

July 16, 2015

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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coreyjlange

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July 13, 2015 05:58 PM CDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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rcurtis

Date

July 4, 2015 03:05 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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bzak

Date

July 3, 2015 06:40 PM EDT

Description

Deceased Midland Painted Turtle found on the side of Old Mill Road in between the Tinker's Creek State Nature Preserve and Tinker's Creek State Park areas of Liberty Park.

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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bzak

Date

June 24, 2015 05:25 PM EDT

Place

Cannon Rd (Google, OSM)

Description

Struck Midland Painted Turtle on Cannon Road near State Route 82. Bleeding plastron, carapace intact. Moved off road, was not there the next morning. I spoke with concerned neighbor and she said they see an average of two per week throughout summer crossing the road between the ponds, especially with heavy rains and overflow from east-most pond. Most turtles are midland painted or snappers, found struck or dead.

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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dkemball

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the past
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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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