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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern River Cooter Pseudemys concinna ssp. concinna

Observer

luke_pearson

Date

October 9, 2014

Description

Juvenile. Found in ~6 inches of water.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern River Cooter Pseudemys concinna ssp. concinna

Observer

asherah29

Date

May 5, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Date

May 5, 2016 11:10 AM CDT

Description

Found sunning on a small branch. It jumped in the water as I got closer and I quickly grabbed it from a pile of leaves underwater. About 3cm.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

katielitchen

Date

February 28, 2016

Description

On February 28th, around 1:45 PM, a Texas river cooter was captured while seining in a creek near Sinton, Texas. Fish species sampled in the same seining attempt included spotted gar, channel catfish, mosquitofish, and various sunfish.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

beschwar

Date

April 21, 2016

Description

I think this baby is a P. texana, but it could also be another species of Pseudemys.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

giantredpanda

Date

April 9, 2016

Description

There were four river cooters eating a fish in Moss Lake of Enchanted Rock around 1:20pm.

Photos / Sounds

What

Peninsular Cooter Pseudemys peninsularis

Observer

juddpatterson

Date

May 3, 2016 07:12 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

kucycads

Date

May 1, 2016

Description

nest about to be raided

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

kucycads

Date

May 1, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

kucycads

Date

May 1, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

kucycads

Date

May 1, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

kucycads

Date

May 1, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

Pseudemys is a genus of large, herbivorous, freshwater turtles of the eastern United States. They are often referred to as cooters, which stems from kuta, the word for turtle in the Bambara and Malinké languages, brought to America by African slaves.

No range data available.
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