Picta, the painted turtle. by Virginia Frances Voight

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Published by Putnam in New York .

Written in English

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StatementIllustrated by G. Don Ray.
LC ClassificationsPZ10.V75 Pi
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p.
Number of Pages63
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Open LibraryOL5883244M
LC Control Number63014873

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Behavior of Painted Turtle. These species are omnivorous. Description Top of page. picta is a small (up to cm carapace length) turtle that is olive to black with yellow and red borders along the scute seams and red bars or crescents on the marginal scutes (Ernst and Lovich, ), giving it the common name ‘painted turtle’.The carapace is smooth and oval, and some individuals may have a red or yellow mid-dorsal stripe (Ernst and Lovich.

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Malaclemys lesueuri Gray — 2. Malaclemys centrata Latr. — 3. Chrysemys picta Schn. — 4. This video is of the western painted turtle (Chrysemys picta bellii) This a juvenile was found in south-central BC. Relatively common speices throughout it's range: in canada it's found through.

Common Name: Eastern Painted Turtle: Scientific Name: Chrysemys picta picta. Etymology: Genus: Chrysemys is derived from the Greek words chrysos meaning "gold" and emys which means "freshwater tortoise".

Species: picta is derived from the Latin word pictus which means "painted". Subspecies: picta is derived from the Latin word pictus which means "painted". Illinois designated the painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) as the official state reptile in (also the reptile symbol of Michigan).

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In the wild, this turtle lives from 5 to 10 years; in captivity it can live over 20 years. The southern painted turtle occurs primarily in the Mississippi and Gulf Coast drainages of Louisiana, north through Arkansas and into southeast Missouri, as well as Mississippi, Alabama and western Tennessee.

Eastern painted turtle The eastern painted turtle (C. picta) is the next smallest (up to 6 inches in carapace length). The yellow. Chrysemys Gray, – Painted Turtles: Species: Chrysemys picta (Schneider, ) – Painted Turtle, Tortuga pintada, tortue peinte, Eastern Painted Turtle: Direct Children: Subspecies: Chrysemys picta bellii (Gray, ) – Western Painted Turtle: Subspecies: Chrysemys picta dorsalis Agassiz, – Southern 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 northern Mexico, and from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The turtle is the only species of the genus Chrysemys, which is part of the pond turtle family s show that the painted turtle existed 15 million years ago.The western painted turtle (Chrysemys picta bellii) is one of four recognized subspecies of painted turtle in North America.

These subspecies are delineated based on the geographic separation of different species populations. All subspecies populations are secure and not at .Found in North America, the painted turtle is the most widely-spread native turtle of the country.

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