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

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Recent observations

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What

Western box turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

jamoreno

Date

October 21, 2014 12:14 PM MDT

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

Observer

derekbromantpwd

Date

October 17, 2014 10:40 AM CDT

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Description

Cedar Hill State Park

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What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

May 18, 2013

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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tomnickell001

Date

July 15, 2014

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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raleighdarnell

Date

September 24, 2014

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Description

I found this turtle on the side of the road. I felt led to move it off the road and back into the grass.

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What

Desert box turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

camposey

Date

September 20, 2014 05:10 PM CDT

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Description

Found after rain.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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texasblonde

Date

September 20, 2014 07:41 PM CDT

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What

ornate box turtle Terrapene ornata

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dharris50

Date

September 17, 2014

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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dharris50

Date

September 12, 2014

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Ornate box turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

chasr263

Date

September 19, 2014

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Description

Sanger, Texas flower bed

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Date

September 12, 2014 10:32 AM CDT

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No photos or sounds

What

desert box turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

cajones

Date

September 15, 2014

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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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