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

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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

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skrentnyjeff

Date

July 3, 2016 05:36 PM CDT

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Description

Western Ornate Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata) County Road Z Kiowa County Colorado July 2016 Week #26 Jeff Skrentny IMG_2491

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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juddpatterson

Date

May 8, 2007 05:51 PM EDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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zenb

Date

July 27, 2016 06:12 AM MDT

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Description

Second one of the day, seen during Yellow-billed cuckoo surveys within 20 meters of the first one. It had rained the previous evening.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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zenb

Date

July 27, 2016 06:08 AM MDT

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Description

Found during a Yellow-billed cuckoo survey. The humidity was 85%, and it had rained the previous night. Found in the mesquite. First of 2 seen this day.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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travisdimler

Date

July 27, 2016 09:13 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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niall

Date

July 25, 2016 05:41 PM CDT

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Description

Crossing the road

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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zenb

Date

July 6, 2016 09:18 AM MDT

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Description

During a Yellow-billed cuckoo survey I saw this Ornate Box Turtle in the mesquite bosque. The photo is a bit blurry, taken with my GPS unit.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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zenb

Date

July 1, 2016 10:43 AM MDT

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Description

This turtle was crossing the road, so I brought it to the direction in which it was traveling. It had rained the previous day & evening.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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rafas_lara

Date

July 23, 2009 05:08 PM HST

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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rafas_lara

Date

July 16, 2009 10:49 AM HST

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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rafas_lara

Date

July 16, 2009 11:24 AM HST

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

liapun312

Date

July 21, 2016 06:18 AM CDT

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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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