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

Classification
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All Names

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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

mfontenot22

Date

August 31, 2014 09:53 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

lauriehall581

Date

August 30, 2014 06:03 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Fast little male!

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Box Turtle? Crossing the road

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

maura1187

Date

August 15, 2014 04:07 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

cooper

Date

August 15, 2014 09:03 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

August 4, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Second one of the evening.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

August 4, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

nvarvel

Date

August 9, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

russellm08

Date

August 7, 2014 09:09 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

tonyg

Date

July 30, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Just east of mile marker 46 on Hwy 54. Both sides of the highway looked like horrible habitat, just agricultural fields as far as could be seen.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

teresajmayfield

Date

July 29, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Sitting along the side of the nature trail.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

russellm08

Date

July 21, 2014 07:57 AM CDT

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

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