Florida Turtles

The checklist of Florida turtles is below this photo gallery.

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Checklist of Florida Turtles

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turtlesm_apaloneferox.jpg Apalone ferox (SCHNEIDER 1783), Florida Softshell; [NON-NATIVE in part]

Apalone mutica (LE SUEUR 1827), Smooth Softshell

herp_na_sm.jpg Apalone mutica calvata (WEBB 1959), Gulf Coast Smooth Softshell

Apalone spinifera (LE SUEUR 1827), Spiny Softshell

turtlesm_apalonespinifera.jpg Apalone spinifera aspera (AGASSIZ 1857), Gulf Coast Spiny Softshell; [NON-NATIVE in part]

turtlesm_carettacaretta.jpg Caretta caretta (LINNAEUS 1758), Loggerhead Sea Turtle

turtlesm_cheloniamydas.jpg Chelonia mydas (LINNAEUS 1758), Green Sea Turtle

Chelydra serpentina (LINNAEUS 1758), Snapping Turtle

turtlesm_chelydraserpentinaosceola.jpg Chelydra serpentina osceola (STEJNEGER 1918), Florida Snapping Turtle

turtlesm_chelydraserpentinaserpentina.jpg Chelydra serpentina serpentina (LINNAEUS 1758), Common Snapping Turtle

herp_na_sm.jpg Chrysemys dorsalis Agassiz 1857, Spotted Turtle; [NON-NATIVE]

turtlesm_clemmysguttata.jpg Clemmys guttata (SCHNEIDER 1792), Southern Painted Turtle

Deirochelys reticularia (LATREILLE 1801), Chicken Turtle

turtlesm_deirochelysreticulariachrysea.jpg Deirochelys reticularia chrysea (SCHWARTZ 1956), Florida Chicken Turtle; [NON-NATIVE in part]

turtlesm_deirochelysreticulariareticularia.jpg Deirochelys reticularia reticularia (LATREILLE 1801), Eastern Chicken Turtle

turtlesm_dermochelys_coriacea.jpg Dermochelys coriacea (VANDELLI 1761), Leatherback Sea Turtle

herp_na_sm.jpg Eretmochelys imbricata (LINNAEUS 1766), Atlantic Hawksbill Sea Turtle

turtlesm_gopheruspolyphemus.jpg Gopherus polyphemus (DAUDIN 1802), Gopher Tortoise

turtlesm_graptemysbarbouri.jpg Graptemys barbouri (CARR & MARCHAND 1942), Barbour's Map Turtle

herp_na_sm.jpg Graptemys ernsti (LOVICH & MCCOY 1992), Escambia Map Turtle

herp_na_sm.jpg Graptemys pseudogeographica (GRAY 1831), False Map Turtle

turtlesm_kinosternon_baurii.jpg Kinosternon baurii (GARMAN 1891), Striped Mud Turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum (LACÉPÈDE 1788), Mud Turtle

herp_na_sm.jpg Kinosternon subrubrum steindachneri (SIEBENROCK 1906), Florida Mud Turtle

turtlesm_kinosternonsubrubrumsubrubrum.jpg Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum (LACÉPÈDE 1788), Eastern Mud Turtle

herp_na_sm.jpg Lepidochelys kempii (GARMAN 1880), Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

herp_na_sm.jpg Macrochelys apalachicolae Thomas et al. 2014, Apalachicola Alligator Snapping Turtle

herp_na_sm.jpg Macrochelys suwanniensis Thomas et al. 2014, Suwannee Alligator Snapping Turtle

turtlesm_macrochelystemminckii.jpg Macrochelys temminckii (TROOST in HARLAN 1835), Alligator Snapping Turtle

Malaclemys terrapin (SCHOEPFF 1793), Diamondback Terrapin

turtlesm_malaclemysterrapincentrata.jpg Malaclemys terrapin centrata (LATREILLE 1801), Carolina Diamondback Terrapin

turtlesm_malaclemysterrapinmacrospilota.jpg Malaclemys terrapin macrospilota (HAY 1904), Ornate Diamondback Terrapin

turtlesm_malaclemysterrapinrhizophorarum.jpg Malaclemys terrapin rhizophorarum (FOWLER 1906), Mangrove Diamondback Terrapin

turtlesm_malaclemysterrapintequesta.jpg Malaclemys terrapin tequesta (SCHWATRZ 1955), Eastern Florida Diamondback Terrapin

turtlesm_pseudemysconcinna.jpg Pseudemys concinna (LECONTE 1830), River Cooter

turtlesm_pseudemysnelsoni.jpg Pseudemys nelsoni (CARR 1938), Florida Redbelly Cooter; [NON-NATIVE in part]

turtlesm_pseudemyspeninsularis.jpg Pseudemys peninsularis (CARR 1938), Peninsula Cooter; [NON-NATIVE in part]

turtlesm_pseudemyssuwanniensis.jpg Pseudemys suwanniensis (CARR 1937), Suwannee Cooter

herp_na_sm.jpg Staurotypus salvinii Gray 1864, Pacific Coast Giant Musk Turtle

Sternotherus minor (AGASSIZ 1857), Loggerhead Musk Turtle

turtlesm_sternotherusminorminor.jpg Sternotherus minor minor (AGASSIZ 1857), Loggerhead Musk Turtle

turtlesm_sternotherusminorpeltifer.jpg Sternotherus minor peltifer (SMITH & GLASS 1947), Stripeneck Musk Turtle

turtlesm_sternotherusodoratus.jpg Sternotherus odoratus (LATREILLE 1801), Eastern Musk Turtle

Terrapene carolina (LINNAEUS 1758), Eastern Box Turtle

turtlesm_terrapenecarolinabauri.jpg Terrapene carolina bauri (TAYLOR 1894), Florida Box Turtle

turtlesm_terrapenecarolinacarolina.jpg Terrapene carolina carolina (LINNAEUS 1758), Eastern Box Turtle

turtlesm_terrapenecarolinamajor.jpg Terrapene carolina major (AGASSIZ 1857), Gulf Coast Box Turtle

turtlesm_terrapenecarolinatriunguis.jpg Terrapene carolina triunguis (AGASSIZ 1857), Three-toed Box Turtle

Trachemys scripta (SCHOEPFF 1792), Pond slider

turtlesm_trachemysscriptaelegans.jpg Trachemys scripta elegans (WIED-NEUWIED 1838), Red-eared Slider; [NON-NATIVE]

turtlesm_trachemysscriptascripta.jpg Trachemys scripta scripta (SCHOEPFF 1792), Yellowbelly Slider; [NON-NATIVE in part]