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Florida Red-Bellied Cooter

Pseudemys nelsoni

Description:

The Florida red-belly can be distinguished from the other turtles by its distinctive red-tinged plastron (belly) and two cusps (like teeth) on its upper beak.

Habitat:

Florida red-belly cooter is mainly herbivorous, and can be found in nearly any type of aquatic habitat.

Notes:

She lives on a man made lake in my neighborhood.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jellis
Jellis 4 years ago
Florida red-bellied cooter
Pseudemys nelsoni Florida red-bellied cooter


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1 Comment

LilianaCampozano
LilianaCampozano 4 years ago

Thank you Jellis.

LilianaCampozano
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LilianaCampozano

Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 8, 2016
Submitted on Apr 8, 2016

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