Globally Vulnerable (VU) (Source: IUCN Red List)

Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Terrapene carolina
    • Cistudo carolina
    • Cistudo major
    • Cistudo mexicana
    • Cistudo triunguis
    • Cistudo yucatana
    • Emys tritentaculata
    • Terrapene bauri
    • Terrepene carolina
    • Testudo carolina
    • Testudo caroliniana
    • Testudo clausa
    • Testudo irregulata
  • English
    • Common Box Turtle
    • Eastern Box Turtle
  • French
    • Tortue-boîte de Caroline
    • Tortue-bo
    • Tortue boîte de l’Est
    • tortue boîte
    • tortue tabatière
  • German
    • Carolina-Dosenschildkröte
  • Spanish
    • Tortuga de caja
  • Maya Peninsular
    • Xkok ak

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Recent observations

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What

Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

chris98

Date

April 23, 2016

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Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

chris98

Date

April 23, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

sarracenia

Date

October 12, 2016 11:23 AM EDT

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 19, 2017 05:35 PM EST

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Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Date

October 2, 2016 05:15 PM EDT

Place

Ohio, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

lucareptile

Date

August 11, 2016 11:21 AM EDT

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Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

jimbosj

Date

May 8, 2015 11:49 AM EDT

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Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

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jimbosj

Date

June 6, 2016 07:31 PM EDT

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Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Date

January 9, 2016 05:36 PM EST

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What

Florida Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. bauri

Observer

tdemers

Date

April 11, 2011 03:49 AM EDT

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

neild

Date

April 6, 2013 12:28 PM EDT

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Florida Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. bauri

Observer

neild

Date

May 21, 2013 09:00 AM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The common box turtle (Terrapene carolina) is a species of box turtle with six existing subspecies. It is found throughout the eastern United States and Mexico. The box turtle has a distinctive hinged lowered shell (the box) that allows it to completely enclose itself. Its upper jaw is long and curved.

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Conservation Summary

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