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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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July 26, 2016 01:29 PM EDT

Description

Plastron Humeral and Gular scutes peeling
Carapace Scutes 1 and 10 chipped

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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July 26, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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July 26, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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nicolebot

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July 22, 2016 01:06 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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July 23, 2016 06:30 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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July 23, 2016 06:30 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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July 22, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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July 22, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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mjwarman

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July 21, 2016 02:30 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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marthar

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July 20, 2016 02:46 PM EDT

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

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July 20, 2016

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Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. marginata

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swampy

Date

July 19, 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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