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

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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

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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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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

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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

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desert box turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

cajones

Date

September 15, 2014

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

Observer

knightericm

Date

September 6, 2014 12:18 PM CDT

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Description

Saw at least 5 crossing roads in one day

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ornate box turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

lagarduno

Date

August 1, 2014

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Description

Larger one living in my back yard for sometime now. Cracked shell, top just behind head, don't know when or how it got in yard. Still hanging around.

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ornate box turtle Terrapene ornata

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lagarduno

Date

September 8, 2014

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Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

texasblonde

Date

August 31, 2014 06:52 PM MDT

Place

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Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

texasblonde

Date

August 30, 2014 08:49 AM MDT

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