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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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jsiu

Date

April 16, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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clintalexander88

Date

April 26, 2016 12:49 PM EDT

Description

8 degrees c sunny

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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bzak

Date

April 22, 2016

Description

Midland Painted Turtle Hatchling found deceased crossing the pavement near the pole barn at the F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm maintenance office. Nest location unknown.

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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clintalexander88

Date

April 23, 2016 01:20 PM EDT

Description

13 degrees c sunny basking

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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rcurtis

Date

April 23, 2016 05:36 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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jokurtz

Date

April 16, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

April 24, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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jokurtz

Date

April 23, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

April 23, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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macmarzo

Date

April 23, 2016 01:32 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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jokurtz

Date

August 29, 2015

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

April 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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