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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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swampy

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September 23, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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chevaun711

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September 21, 2016 01:14 PM PDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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chevaun711

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September 19, 2016 01:39 PM PDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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bevwigney

Date

September 19, 2016 12:52 PM ADT

Description

5 inch long turtle found crossing gravel road, south to north. Very dry and gravelly in immediate area. Forested along roadside. According to map, there is a body of water beyond the woods.

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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marknenadov

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September 18, 2016 05:24 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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September 17, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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September 16, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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rcurtis

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September 17, 2016 03:37 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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waynehildebrand

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September 16, 2016 12:37 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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September 15, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

September 11, 2016

Description

Young turtle

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

September 10, 2016

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Baby

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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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