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Greenland to The Eastern Great Lakes to the North Carolina / Virginia Border

The following species can be found in the geographic area outlined 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 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 marginata

Midland 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

Emys blandingii

Blanding's Turtle

Also referred to as Emydoidea blandingii

Eretmochelys imbricata imbricata

Hawksbill Turtle

Glyptemys (Clemmys) insculpta

Wood Turtle


Glyptemys (Clemmys) muhlenbergii

Bog Turtle

Graptemys geographica

Map Turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum

Eastern Mud Turtle

Lepidochelys kempii

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

Macrochelys temminckii

Alligator Snapping Turtle (food market photo)

Malaclemys terrapin terrapin

Northern Diamondback Terrapin

Pseudemys concinna concinna

Eastern River Cooter

Pseudemys rubriventris

Red-bellied Turtle

Sternotherus minor peltifer

Stripped-necked Mud Turtle

Sternotherus odoratus

Common Musk Turtle

Trachemys scripta elegans (hatchlings)

Red-eared Slider

Trachemys scripta troosti

Cumberland Slider


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