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 adornada
    • tortuga de caja del desierto
    • Tortuga apestosa
  • 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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goody

Date

April 30, 2016

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Description

Observed along a rural road

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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mirandak

Date

April 28, 2016 12:17 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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mirandak

Date

April 28, 2016 12:13 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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jacobk

Date

April 28, 2016 01:47 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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dmxter784

Date

April 24, 2016 03:06 PM CDT

Place

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Description

R1 scute notched, under rock

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

serenajaydee

Date

April 24, 2016 02:59 PM CDT

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Description

Total length: 47.7 mm; width: 40.7 mm; height: 23.9 mm; weight: 26 grams. Marked R1 for future encounters.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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psweet

Date

May 24, 2013 04:25 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

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goody

Date

April 26, 2016 12:08 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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teriyaki12

Date

April 26, 2016 10:58 AM CDT

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Description

Found on zoo grounds

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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shelbyf

Date

April 23, 2016 10:57 AM CDT

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Description

Really nice breeding male who wouldn't come out of his shell for a photo

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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greglasley

Date

April 22, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

crossing the road

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What

Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

sideoats

Date

April 22, 2016 11:47 AM CDT

Description

Have not seen box tortoises in this area for over 30 years

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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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