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

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

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Recent observations

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ornate box turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

beversol

Date

March 22, 2015 04:51 PM CDT

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What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

johnkarges

Date

March 18, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Adult freshly hit (gender not determined), mortally wounded, not retained. Roadside grassy shoulder, thornscrub inside adjacent fences.
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Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

the past

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Description

AOR observed with Scott Quint on Hwy 385 N of Marathon. Imaged only. Have to research date (~ June 2002) on this record which was scanned from a photograph.

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Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 25, 2013 10:27 AM CDT

Place

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Description

DOR on Hwy 385 N of Marathon. GTS 1575. Sent to TNHC as a preserved specimen.

Tags

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

obidaddy

Date

August 20, 2011

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Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

July 3, 2010 05:13 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

AOR on Hwy 90 W of Marathon. Imaged only. GTS 963. UTA DC 7436-40.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

mirna

Date

September 24, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

twiztidgecko

Date

January 6, 2015 06:24 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Western box turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

jamoreno

Date

October 21, 2014 12:14 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Ornate Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata ornata) Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

Observer

derekbromantpwd

Date

October 17, 2014 10:40 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Cedar Hill State Park

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

May 18, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

tomnickell001

Date

July 15, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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

Description: NatureServe