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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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August 23, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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August 22, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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wayne13114

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July 6, 2007 10:06 AM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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donnathegardener

Date

August 17, 2016 01:24 PM EDT

Description

Founding dog run not damaged just helped him /her totheckosest wet area

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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August 15, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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rebecca77

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March 30, 2016 03:28 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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macmarzo

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August 14, 2016 04:29 AM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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jenileigh

Date

August 14, 2016 04:00 PM EDT

Description

Found this turtle while doing a geo cache, never found the cache, but saved this fella that was hung up on the fence on a very hot day. Took him back across the road and set him in the grass towards the pond. :-)

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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davidseburn

Date

August 9, 2016 04:23 PM EDT

Description

Dead on side of road

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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chelsea25

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June 6, 2016 10:04 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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chelsea25

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June 7, 2016 03:07 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

August 10, 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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