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Southeastern United States North Carolina  / Virginia Border West to Louisiana  / Texas Border

The following species can be found in the geographic area described above. Click on the small photo below to see the full size image. Please note that the while some species have ranges that exceed the outlined areas other species indicated may not be found everywhere in that area. Because of the numbers of species in some of these areas most will only  have one photo of each shown. For more photos of a species please check the galleries organized by Genus by clicking here: Galleries Organized by Genus

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Apalone ferox

Florida Softshell Turtle

Apalone mutica mutica

Smooth Softshell

Apalone spinifera spinifera

Spiny Softshell

Caretta caretta

Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Chelonia mydas

Green Sea Turtle

Chelydra serpentina serpentina

Common Snapping Turtle

Chrysemys picta dorsalis

Southern Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta marginata

Midland Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta picta

Eastern Painted Turtle

Clemmys gutatta

Spotted Turtle

Deirochelys reticularia reticularia

Eastern Chicken Turtle

Dermochelys coriacea

Leatherback Sea Turtle

Eretmochelys imbricata imbricata

Hawksbill Turtle

Glyptemys (Clemmys) insculpta

Wood Turtle

Glyptemys (Clemmys) muhlenbergii

Bog Turtle

Gopherus polyphemus

Gopher Tortoise

Graptemys barbouri

Barbour's Map Turtle

Graptemys barbouri

Barbour's Map Turtle

Graptemys ernsti

Escambia Bay Map Turtle

Graptemys flavimaculata

Yellow-Blotched Map Turtle

Graptemys geographica

Map Turtle

Graptemys gibbonsi

Pearl River Map Turtle (Female)

Graptemys nigrinoda delticola

Southern Black-knob Sawback Map Turtle

Graptemys oculifera

Ringed Map Turtle

Graptemys ouachitensis ouachitensis

Graptemys ouachitensis ouachitensis

Ouachita Map Turtle

Graptemys ouachitensis ouachitensis

Ouachita Map Turtle

Graptemys pseudogeographica

False Map Turtle

Graptemys pulchra

Alabama Map Turtle (Female)

Kinosternon baurii (hatchling)

Striped Mud Turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum steindachneri

Florida mud turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum hippocrepis

Mississippi Mud Turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum

Eastern Mud Turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum steindachneri

Florida Mud Turtle (albino)

Lepidochelys kempii

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

Macrochelys temminckii (Asian Animal Market Photo)

Alligator snapping turtle

Malaclemys terrapin centrata

Carolina Diamondback Terrapin

Malaclemys terrapin macrospilota

Ornate Diamondback Terrapin

Malaclemys terrapin terrapin

Northern Diamondback Terrapin

Pseudemys alabamensis

Alabama Red-bellied Turtle

Pseudemys concinna concinna

Eastern River Cooter

Pseudemys concinna suwanniensis

Suwannee River Cooter

Pseudemys floridana

Florida Cooter

Pseudemys nelsoni

Florida Red-bellied turtle

Pseudemys peninsularis

Peninsula Cooter

Pseudemys rubriventris

Red-bellied Turtle

Sternotherus carinatus

Razorback Musk Turtle

Sternotherus depressus

Flattened Musk Turtle

Sternotherus minor peltifer

Stripped-necked Musk Turtle

Sternotherus minor minor

Loggerhead Musk Turtle

Sternotherus odoratus

Common Musk Turtle

Terrapene carolina bauri

Florida Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina carolina

Eastern Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina major

Gulf Coast Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina major

Gulf Coast Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina triunguis

Three-toed Box Turtle

Terrapene ornata ornata (Occasional escaped pets)

Ornate Box Turtle

Trachemys scripta elegans (hatchlings)

Red-eared Slider

Trachemys scripta scripta

Yellow-bellied Slider

Trachemys scripta troosti

Cumberland Slider


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