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 ssp. ornata

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jonfkemp

Date

April 9, 2015

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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jeff32

Date

April 25, 2015 10:34 AM CDT

Description

Found by Cameron Klepac while we were down at the Bruni Ranch

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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txherpbird

Date

April 24, 2015 05:55 PM CDT

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AOR, 81 degrees F., overcast. I haven't seen one of these in this area in many years.

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Desert Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata luteola) Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

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haleydittmar

Date

April 24, 2015 05:47 PM CDT

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This is a turtle in my backyard. Turtles belong in the Order: Testudines, Class: Reptilia.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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travisdimler

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April 24, 2015 10:18 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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djwright68

Date

April 22, 2015 09:24 AM CDT

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Female

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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connor22

Date

April 20, 2015 04:28 PM CDT

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DOR

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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travisdimler

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April 18, 2015 11:08 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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travisdimler

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September 29, 2014 06:52 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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travisdimler

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August 23, 2014 09:22 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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travisdimler

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August 20, 2014 08:30 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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travisdimler

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July 23, 2014 07:59 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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