turtle and tortoise home Turtle and Tortoise basic information health history Behavior Other information

Painted Turtle Western basic information

The Western Painted Turtle is the largest subspecies of all Painted Turtles. They often grow to lengths of 7 inches and have been known to reach almost 10. Their carapace is smooth, flat, and oval in shape. It is green and black in color, sometimes with red markings. The plastron is yellow with a tinge of red and there is a reddish brown shape that varies on top of this. The skin of the Western Painted Turtle is olive or black with yellow and red stripes on their necks, legs, and tails, and they have yellow stripes on their heads. The females are larger than the males, but the males have longer foreclaws and tails. All Western Painted Turtles have webbed feet for swimming.

Complete List
African helmeted terrapin Australian snake necked turtle Big Headed Turtle Black Marsh Terrapin Blanding's Turtle
Bog Turtle Box Turtle - Chinese Box Turtle - Eastern Box Turtle - Gulf Coast Box Turtle - Indonesian
Box Turtle - Keeled Box Turtle - Ornate Box Turtle - Three Toe Cogwheel Turtle Diamondback Terrapin
East African Side Necked Turtle European Pond Turtle Florida Cooter Fly River Turtle Honduran Wood Turtle
Leaf Turtle Map Turtle Mata Mata Turtle Musk Turtle Painted River Terrapin
Painted Turtle - Eastern Painted Turtle - Western Red Eared Slider Reeve's Terrapin Snapping Turtle
Softshell Turtle - Black Rayed Softshell Turtle - Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle - Florida Spotted Turtle Wood Turtle - Central American
Wood Turtle - North American Yellow Spotted Amazon River Turtle African Spurred Tortoise Aldabra Giant Tortoise Bow-Sprit Tortoise
Burmese Brown Tortoise Chaco Tortoise Desert Tortoise Egyptian Tortoise Elongated Tortoise
Forsten's Tortoise Galapagos Tortoise Gopher Tortoise Greek Spur Thighed Tortoise Hermann's Tortoise
Hingeback Tortoise - Bell's Hingeback Tortoise - Home's Impressed Tortoise Leopard Tortoise Leopard Tortoise - South African
Marginated Tortoise Pancake Tortoise Radiated Tortoise Red Foot Tortoise Russian Tortoise
Star Tortoise Yellow Foot Tortoise
Latest news about Yellow Foot Tortoise


copyright turtlesite.infoprivacy policycontactsitemap

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Painted_Turtle_Western".
eXTReMe Tracker