The painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) is the most widespread native turtle of North
America. It lives in slow-moving fresh waters, from southern Canada to ...
Well deserving of their common name, painted turtles are one of the most
attractive varieties of pond turtle native to North America. Their range extends
from the ...
Painted turtles are brightly marked. They have a smooth shell about 90 to 250
mm long. The upper shell is relatively flat with red and yellow markings on a
Learn more about the Painted turtle - with amazing Painted turtle photos and
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Description: Painted turtles are relatively small turtles (5-7 in; 10-18 cm carapace
length), colorful with dark shells and yellow stripes on the legs and, blotches or ...
Eastern Painted turtles can be found in southeastern Canada through the New
England and Atlantic coastal states, down to Georgia and west into east Alabama
Painted turtles are one of the most common turtles in North America and are
found from southern Canada to northern Mexico. (Canadian Forest Service, 2005
Natural History. Description: Painted turtles are medium-sized turtles that may
reach a total length of 5.5 to 6.0 inches (Conant and Collins, 1998). The carapace
Female western painted turtle. Photograph by Stan Levine. The painted turtle (
Chrysemys picta) is the most widely distributed North American turtle, and the
Painted Turtles. Last Updated: 2/21/14. Molly, my female Eastern painted turtle,
on 4/20/02. Subspecies and Descriptions Painted Turtles and Ponds Behavior ...