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New England Turtles

New England Turtles and Turtles of Atlantic Canada

Try to guess the species common name of the New England turtles and then hover your mouse/cursor over the image to see the answer.

Blanding’s Turtle (Emys blandingii or Emydoidea blandingii)
Eastern Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta (Pond and Box Turtle Family)
Plymouth Red-bellied Turtle (Pseudemys rubriventris)
Red-eared Slider Turtle Trachemys scripta elegans (not native to New           England but found due to pet releases)
Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentine
Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata (Pond and Box Turtle Family)
Wood Turtle Clemmys [Glyptemys] insculpta
Musk Turtle Sternothaerus odoratus (Musk and Mud Turtle Family)

Not Shown:
Common Box Turtle (Pond and Box Turtle Family)
B
og Turtle Clemmy muhlenbergi

Sea Turtles (not shown)

Loggerhead Caretta caretta
Green Turtle Chelonia mydas
Leatherback Dermochelys coriacea