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 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

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aegolius

Date

April 24, 2016 06:39 PM EDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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entomo-logic

Date

August 20, 2016 03:43 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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dneuharth

Date

August 16, 2016 09:50 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

This individual was found on the side of a large puddle in the middle of a caliche road after some heavy rains over the previous few days.

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Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

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treeder86

Date

August 6, 2016

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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zenb

Date

August 10, 2016 10:16 AM MDT

Description

Another Box Turtle. Very lovely green head.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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shelbyfrizzell

Date

August 16, 2016 09:56 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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diatomwu

Date

June 14, 2014

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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camann

Date

October 16, 2014 03:31 PM CDT

Place

Iowa, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Found on the street near my home and released nearby

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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desertmax

Date

October 5, 2015 09:00 AM PDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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paulengler

Date

August 3, 2013 07:10 PM HKT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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rhinoclemmys

Date

July 10, 2016 04:13 PM CDT

Description

DOR on Hwy. 2

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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zach34

Date

August 12, 2016 09:59 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)
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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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