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Natural history of the ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz

John M Legler

Natural history of the ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz

by John M Legler

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Published by University of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ornate box turtle

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 663-669

    SeriesUniversity of Kansas publications. Museum of Natural History, v. 11, no. 10
    The Physical Object
    Pagination529-669 p.
    Number of Pages669
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14626760M

    The scientific name of this turtle is Terrapene ornata you may have noticed from the scientific name, the ornate box turtle is a subspecies. The species, Terrapene ornata, includes both the ornate box turtle (T. o. ornata) and the desert box turtle (T. o. luteola).The entire species is commonly referred to as western box turtles or even simply as ornate box turtles. When caring for an Ornate Box Turtle it is not only important to provide a proper diet, but the owner must ensure that all nutrient requirements are being met. The above information lists a standard diet for an Ornate Box Turtle, there are however a few nutrients that may need to be possibly supplemented to ensure a happy and healthy turtle.

    Native Status. Terrapene ornata (Ornate Box Turtle) is native to Missouri.. Collection Summary. Terrapene ornata (Ornate Box Turtle) has a total of valid, non-duplicated collections representing 68 counties and are a total of 85 collectors and collection dates for the species. This results in a total of expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date. There are two subspecies, the ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata ornata) and the desert box turtle (Terrapene ornata luteola). Both subspecies can be found in the Great Plains, while the desert box turtle is in New Mexico, Arizona, and Mexico, and the ornate box turtle is .

    Kathleen & John Mays has books on Goodreads, and is currently reading Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz by Jo. Ornate Box Turtles on the Sand Hills of Colorado. A.E. Nash and E. Gangloff. Colorado Box Turtle Project, Colorado Reptile Humane Society, Elmore Road, Longmont, CO , U.S.A., [email protected] Abstract. The Colorado Box Turtle Project is conducting a long-term study on a population of Ornate Box Turtles (Terrapene ornata.


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The ornate box turtle, Terrapene o. ornata Agassiz, was studied more or less continuously from September,until July, Intensive field studies were made of free-living, marked populations in two small areas of Douglas County, Kansas, in the period to Ornate box turtle - Wikipedia.

Natural history of the ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz. University of Kansas Publications, Museum of Natural History 11 (10): Hill, P. y Wilcoxen, T. The ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata ornata) is one of only two terrestrial species of turtles native to the Great Plains of the United is one of the two different subspecies of Terrapene is the state reptile of Kansas.

It is a relatively small turtle, that is currently listed as threatened in Illinois but is of concern and protected in six Midwestern states (Colorado. Geographic Range. Terrapene ornata, commonly referred to as the western box turtle, is an exclusively North American species that primarily occupies southwestern and central United States between the Rocky Mountains and the Mississippi species' northern boundary is marked by Wisconsin and South Dakota.

They also range southward into parts of northwestern Mexico. Ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata (Agassiz, ) Desert box turtle, Terrapene ornata luteola (Smith & Ramsey, ) Description.

ornata has a shell that is less domed than other species of box turtle, appearing to be slightly flattened.

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Nat. Hist. 11 (10): - get paper here; Lemos-Espinal JA, Smith GR, Rorabaugh JC A conservation checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Sonora, Mexico, with updated species lists.

ZooKeys - get. Turtles have been generally declining statewide, mainly due to loss of habitat. Missouri's subspecies of ornate box turtle is the subspecies Terrapene ornata ornata, which is officially called the plains box other North American subspecies, the desert box turtle (T.

luteola), occurs only in the desert two might not be different enough to be considered separate. ~ eBook Natural History Of The Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene Ornata Ornata Agassiz ~ Uploaded By Robin Cook, the ornate box turtle terrapene o ornata agassiz was studied more or less continuously from september until july intensive field studies were made of free living marked populations in two small areas of douglas.

Desert box turtle, Terrapene ornata luteola (Smith & Ramsey, ) Ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata (Agaxxiz, ) The desert box turtle is similar in appearance to the ornate box turtle.

However, the desert box turtle is more yellowish in color. It is also more adapted to life in arid conditions than the ornate box turtle. Ornate box turtles are one of two varieties of terrestrial turtles that are native to the central United States.

They have a domed upper shell that's brown with yellow lines in what's sometimes described as a starburst pattern. Their skin is dark gray with white or yellow spots, and there's sometimes green on a mature male's head.

Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle Book. Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene Ornata Ornata Agassiz Buy Now. Ornate Reproduction, Predators and Conservation Issues. Ornate Box Turtles mate on land from April through October.

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Be the first. An ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata, from Muscatine County, Iowa. Status. THREATENED and Species of Greatest Conservation Need. It is illegal to kill or collect this species by law in Iowa. We are looking for box turtle reports in southern or western Iowa, especially.

Description. The ornate box turtle is a truly unique Iowa turtle. It is. Box turtles are native to North America. The widest distributed species is the common box turtle which is found in the United States (subspecies carolina, major, bauri, triunguis; south-central, eastern, and southeastern parts) and Mexico (subspecies yukatana and mexicana; Yucatán peninsula and northeastern parts).

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John M Legler. 13 Sep. Overview Overview. Ornate Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata), listed as Endangered in Wisconsin, prefers mesic prairies, dry-mesic prairies, sand prairies, oak savannas, and open to semi-open overwinter in deep sand and/or well drained soils in open canopy microhabitats supporting sparse vegetation and in areas of disturbed soils such as the edges of sand blows.

There are four subspecies of the common box turtle that are available to buy at pet stores. They are the Eastern box turtle (Terrapene Carolina carolina), the Three-toed box turtle (T.c. triunguis), the Gulf Coast box turtle (T. c. major), and the Ornate box turtle (T.

ornata). Box Turtle Size.Eastern Box Turtle Shell Journal Page Lined Notebook/Diary.Carapace definition, a bony or chitinous shield, test, or shell covering some or all of the dorsal part of an animal, as of a turtle. See more.