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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What

Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. luteola

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 29, 2016 10:31 AM CDT

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Description

Found dead on road, flipped plastron up. Likely not killed by vehicle.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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bryancalk

Date

May 22, 2016

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

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liapun312

Date

May 23, 2016 05:56 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

liapun312

Date

May 23, 2016 05:22 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

calhoun210

Date

May 23, 2016 05:24 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

Date

May 9, 2016 07:18 PM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

croelke

Date

May 24, 2016 08:31 AM CDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

joseph_koehl

Date

May 19, 2003

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Description

Gravid ornate box turtle found in vicinity of Lake Waco. Never saw any other individuals. Observed during summer, but month and day unknown.

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

scottwahlberg

Date

June 7, 2013

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Date

May 22, 2016 10:22 AM MDT

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ssp. ornata

Date

June 26, 2015

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Description

See photo

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Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

Observer

imwildlife

Date

May 21, 2016 07:31 PM MDT

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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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