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Coastal plain cooter

Pseudemys concinna floridana

Description:

Two Florida cooters found in the grass. Their faces have yellow-green linear markings and shells are smooth. These turtles are herbivorous.

Habitat:

Next to a small freshwater body in the Everglades grasslands.


1 Species ID Suggestions

Roy Arun
Roy Arun 5 months ago
Coastal plain cooter
Pseudemys floridana Coastal plain cooter - Wikipedia


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2 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 5 months ago

Roy Arun, I’ve compared the images and my turtles look most similar to the coastal plain cooter. Thank you for the help with the ID!

Roy Arun
Roy Arun 5 months ago

It's best possible guess from me....check the link....and see if it match the same species or Peninsula cooter or Florida Redbelly Turtle....

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Florida, USA

Lat: 25.72, Long: -80.72

Spotted on Dec 21, 2015
Submitted on Mar 12, 2019

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