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 apestosa
    • tortuga adornada
    • tortuga de caja del desierto
  • Unknown
    • Ornate Box Turtle

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Recent observations

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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mhudson26

Date

July 23, 2014

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Desert box turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

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jamoreno

Date

August 8, 2013

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Description

Found crossing Johnson Road from east to west. Johnson Rd is a wide well-maintained dirt road, south of Interstate 10, in flat, desert grassland habitat. I believe this individual is male.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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newsforjim

Date

July 14, 2014 07:30 AM CDT

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about 6 inches long...

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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travisdimler

Date

July 14, 2014 07:32 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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tobler

Date

July 13, 2014

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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toby

Date

July 8, 2014 06:53 PM MDT

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Desert Box turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

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gtsalmon

Date

May 24, 2013 11:22 AM CDT

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Description

AOR

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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tobler

Date

July 6, 2014

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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travisdimler

Date

July 6, 2014 09:03 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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lauriehall581

Date

July 4, 2014 07:55 AM CDT

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Description

Found in road, I turned around and moved it off the road in the same direction it was pointing in. Running late for work, so this is the only photo I had time for .

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Ornate Box turtle Terrapene ornata

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charlietpwd

Date

June 26, 2014 06:10 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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dh1303

Date

May 23, 2014 06:56 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

Description: NatureServe