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Turtles of Arizona

Turtles and Tortoises of Arizona - Order Testudines
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  CHELYDRIDAE (Snapping Turtles)
Chelydra serpentina
Snapping Turtle
Non-Native
 

EMYDIDAE (Box and Water Turtles)
Chrysemys picta
Painted Turtle
Terrapene ornata
Ornate Box Turtle
Trachemys scripta
Pond Slider
Non-Native
 
KINOSTERNIDAE (Mud Turtles)
Kinosternon arizonense
Arizona Mud Turtle
Kinosternon flavescens
Yellow Mud Turtle
Kinosternon sonoriense
Sonora Mud Turtle
 
TESTUDINIDAE (Land Tortoises)
Gopherus agassizii
Agassiz's Desert Tortoise
Gopherus morafkai
Sonoran Desert Tortoise
 
TRIONYCHIDAE (Softshell Turtles)
Apalone spinifera
Spiny Softshell

Turtle shell carapace plastron

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