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Snapping Turtle
Chelydra serpentina

Huge head, powerful jaw. Tan-brown carapace with 3 rows of keels, serrated at the back. Yellow/tan p… read more

Alligator Snapping Turtle
Macrochelys temminckii

Huge head, strong beak, long tail. Brown/gray carapace. 3 keels and small scutes between marginal an… read more

Striped Mud Turtle
Kinosternon baurii

Carapace keelless. Lightly striped with 3 stripes. Sometimes bone structure visible through scutes. … read more

Yellow Mud Turtle
Kinosternon flavescens

Small, olive-colored. Yellow areas on throat, head and on the sides on its neck. The bottom shell is… read more

Eastern Mud Turtle
Kinosternon subrubrum

Olve-brown smooth, keelless carapace. Yelloish-brown pastern with 11 scutes. Blunt spine and scale p… read more

Mississippi Mud Turtle
Kinosternon subrubrum hippocrepis

3-4 3/4" (7.6-12.1 cm). Carapace smooth, plain olive to dark brown. 2 light lines on each side of he… read more

Flattened Musk Turtle
Sternotherus depressus

Carpace flatter than any other species. Greenish/gray patterned neck. Chin has barbels.… read more

Loggerhead Musk Turtle
Sternotherus minor

Keeled carapace, overlapping vertebral scutes. Brown/orange with dark-borderd seams. Pinkish/yellow … read more

Common Musk Turtle
Sternotherus odoratus

2 stripes on head, short tail. Smooth caprice with 3 unserrated keels. Dark streaks/spots on keels o… read more

Bog Turtle
Calemys muhlenbergii (Clemmys muhlenbergii)

Head dark brown-black, bright yellow, orange/ red spot on each side of its neck. The spot is often f… read more

Painted Turtle
Chrysemys picta

Long, oval, smooth, and flat-bottomed carapace. Olive to black, allowing the turtle to blend in with… read more

Western Painted Turtle
Chrysemys picta bellii

4-9 7/8" (10.2-25.1 cm). Carapace oval, smooth, flattened, and unkeeled; olive or black, overlaid wi… read more

Spotted Turtle
Clemmys guttata

Gray to black. Carapace is smooth, does not have a central ridge running down the keel. It is also t… read more

Chicken Turtle
Deirochelys reticularia

Unusually long, striped neck that is close to the length of the shell, with a yellow stripe on both … read more

Blanding's Turtle
Emys blandingii (Emydoidea blandingii)

Semi-aquatic. Carapace domed, slightly flattened along the midline, and is oblong when viewed from a… read more

Western Pond Turtle
Emys marmorata (Clemmys marmorata)

Dark brown or dull olive, with or without darker reticulations or streaking. Plastron yellowish, som… read more

Wood Turtle
Glyptemys insculpta (Clemmys insculpta, Calemys insculpta)

Carapace that is tan, grayish brown or brown color, with a central ridge/keel made up of a pyramidal… read more

Yellow-blotched Map Turtle
Graptemys flavimaculata

High central keel/ridge on carapace. Brown/olive with spines on keel. Cream plastron. Claws on front… read more

Common Map Turtle
Graptemys geographica

Markings resemble contour lines on a map or chart. The lines on the carapace are shades of yellow, t… read more

Ouachita Map Turtle
Graptemys ouachitensis

Carapace features a row of low spines, and is serrated on the rim. The carapace is olive, dark brown… read more

False Map Turtle
Graptemys pseudogeographica

Carapace features a row of low spines, and is serrated on the rim. The carapace olive-brown with lig… read more

Alabama Map Turtle
Graptemys pulchra

Varied yellow head markings. Keel not black. Yellow plastron with black scute seams. Costal scutes h… read more

Diamondback Terrapin
Malaclemys terrapin

Browns to grey, body color grey, brown, yellow, or white. All have a unique pattern of wiggly, black… read more

River Cooter
Pseudemys concinna (Chrysemys concinna)

Brown carapace with yellowish circular marks. 2nd costal scute has c shaped figure. Marginal scutes … read more

Florida Red-bellied Turtle
Pseudemys nelsoni (Chrysemys nelsoni)

Black/brown highly arched carapace. Convex vertebral scutes, red bar on each. Reddish-brown plastron… read more

Peninsula Cooter
Pseudemys peninsularia (Chrysemys floridana peninsularia)

Brown carapace with yellow markings. Yellow plastron. Stripe on 2nd costal scute, forked. Long neck.… read more

Eastern Red-bellied Turtle
Pseudemys rubriventris (Chrysemys rubriventris)

Brown/black carapace, concave scutes. Each scute has red bar. Stripe on head. Red plastron, scutes l… read more

Eastern Box Turtle
Terrapene carolina

Hinge on plastron allows for shell to close tightly. Kelled & domed carapace. Orange, brown, tan oli… read more

Three-toed Box Turtle
Terrapene carolina triunguis

4 1/2-7" (11.5-17.9 cm). Carapace high-domed and keeled; tan or olive with obscure pattern. Plastron… read more

Ornate Box Turtle
Terrapene ornata

Brownish-black/gray carapace with varying yellow vertical stripes. Highly domed. Plastron movable, a… read more

Slider
Trachemys scripta

The "dime store" turtle. Gets its name from the red/orange stripe behind eyes. Carapace is oval and … read more

Desert Tortoise
Gopherus agassizii

Shell domes. Plastron on males concave and yellowish. Oblong carapace with scutes. Brown. Small head… read more

Berlandier's Tortoise
Gopherus berlandieri

Round, domed shell. Brown carapace, yellowish plastron, concave on males. Elephantine legs. Front le… read more

Gopher Tortoise
Gopherus polyphemus

Large head. Grayish/dark brown skin. Long front legs for burrowing, unlike their behind legs which a… read more

Leatherback
Dermochelys coriacea

Teardrop-shaped carapace, not bony. A large pair of front flippers power the turtles through the wat… read more

Loggerhead
Caretta caretta

Largest aquatic turtle. Carapace has 8-12 scutes. Plastron whitish/yellow with 8 scutes. Brownish-ta… read more

Green Turtle
Chelonia mydas

Flattened body covered by a large, teardrop-shaped carapace and a pair of large, paddle-like flipper… read more

Hawksbill
Eretmochelys imbricata

Snout similar to a hawks beak. Carapace is keeled towards the back. Green/brown with mottling. Overl… read more

Atlantic Ridley
Lepidochelys kempii

Dorsoventrally depressed body with specially adapted flipper-like front limbs. Horny beak, between e… read more

Florida Softshell
Apalone ferox

Dark brown to olive green, leathery carapace with a white or cream colored underside, which provides… read more

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