Globally Near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

Classification
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  • English
    • Western Box Turtle
    • Ornate Box Turtle
  • French
    • Tortue-bo
    • Tortue-boîte Ornée Commune
  • Scientific Names
    • Terrapene ornata
    • Cistudo ornata
  • Spanish
    • tortuga adornada
    • tortuga de caja del desierto
    • Tortuga apestosa
  • Unknown
    • Ornate Box Turtle

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Recent observations

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

wild-about-texas

Date

July 22, 2015 08:50 AM HST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

wild-about-texas

Date

June 26, 2015 08:40 PM HST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

wild-about-texas

Date

September 20, 2007 09:05 AM HST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

County Record - TNHC #66535

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

wild-about-texas

Date

June 15, 1997

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Date is approximate (correct month and year)...
County record - THNC #92942
Photo by D. Wuerch

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

wild-about-texas

Date

July 1, 2008 06:29 PM HST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

November 15, 2016 04:17 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

DOR

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

November 15, 2016 04:11 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

ric_ramirez

Date

August 9, 2016 02:13 AM MDT

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What

Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

ric_ramirez

Date

September 14, 2008 05:08 AM MDT

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Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

chrisrohrer

Date

August 17, 2013 02:18 PM MST

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What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Date

October 8, 2016

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

datnatureguy

Date

April 17, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

Terrapene ornata is a species of North American box turtle sometimes referred to as the western box turtle or ornate box turtle.

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Conservation Summary

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