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    • Midland Painted Turtle
  • Scientific Names
    • Chrysemys picta marginata
    • Chrysemys bellii marginata
    • Chrysemys marginata

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Recent observations

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What

midland painted turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

camelcreek

Date

September 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Date

October 24, 2014

Description

Observed it trying to cross the road from the marsh to the pond.

Photos / Sounds

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What

midland painted turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

nhooven

Date

September 2, 2014

Description

On the smaller side; he was kind of defensive.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

mcanlic

Date

September 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Midland painted turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

mcanlic

Date

September 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

August 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Caught near Beyers Pond and temporarily retained for the Touch-a-Truck event on August 17.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

damien

Date

August 6, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

hit by car, euthanized

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

alicep

Date

August 2, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

mcanlic

Date

July 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

damien

Date

July 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

hit by car, severe shell fractures, died next day

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

Observer

damien

Date

July 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

hit by car doa

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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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