Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

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

Guide Colors

No colors selected..

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

coachwhipbooks

Date

April 21, 2015

Description

Found dead alongside the pond, no wounds noted.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

midland painted turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

jpage

Date

July 3, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

midland painted turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

jpage

Date

June 15, 2012

Description

basking on a log in an open water swamp

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

midland painted turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

jpage

Date

May 23, 2012

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

midland painted turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

jpage

Date

May 23, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

baileyk111

Date

April 11, 2015 10:42 AM EDT

Description

16 of them in second photo

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

coachwhipbooks

Date

April 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

mcanlic

Date

April 5, 2015 03:50 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

camelcreek

Date

March 29, 2015 05:11 PM EDT

Description

Brief description of what you observed

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

nathan151989

Date

March 23, 2015 07:45 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In vernal pond

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

npollock66

Date

May 19, 2007

Photos / Sounds

10548045 728752360528227 1168928370464175968 o

What

midland painted turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

camelcreek

Date

September 17, 2014
View all observations

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...

No range data available.