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Painted turtle


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 ...

Painted Turtle Care Sheet - Reptiles Magazine


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 ...

The Painted Turtle


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BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, Chrysemys picta, Painted ...


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 black ...

DEEP: Painted Turtle Fact Sheet - CT.gov


Jun 29, 2011 ... Description: Painted turtles are commonly found around quiet bodies of water. These brightly colored turtles gain their name from colorful ...

Species Profile: Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) | SREL Herpetology


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 ...

ADW: Chrysemys picta: INFORMATION


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 ; ...

Painted turtle videos, photos and facts - Chrysemys picta | ARKive


Learn more about the Painted turtle - with amazing Painted turtle photos and facts on ARKive.

Care Sheet - Eastern Painted - Austin's Turtle Page


Carapace - The olive-to-black carapace is smooth, oval and flat, with the highest and widest portions at the center and has yellow or red borders along the ...

Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) Care - Darrell Senneke


Many turtle lovers have fond memories from their childhood of canoeing down a lazy river or across a quiet lake and finding hatchling Painted turtles.

Painted Turtle
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines Family: Emydidae Genus: Chrysemys
Species: Chrysemys picta
The painted turtle has a olive or black carapace, which is smooth, flattened and unkeeled. The scute seams are bordered with olive, yellow, or red and there are red bars or crescents on the marginal... More »
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eastern painted turtle


Eastern Painted Turtles are water turtles. They can grow up to nine inches long. They are black with smooth, flattened shells. The top part of a turtle's shell is ...

Painted Turtle | Warner Nature Center


(Chrysemys picta) Where do painted turtles live? Painted turtles are the most widely distributed turtle in North America. They live in permanent freshwater ...

DNR - Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) - State of Michigan


Midland Painted turtle (Chrysemys picta marginata) in Lower Peninsula has narrow plastral blotch. Western Painted turtle (C. p. belli), with expanded plastral  ...