A Guide to the Amphibians
and Reptiles of California

Photo Index of California Turtles
These are pictures of California's indigenous turtles along with some introduced species.
Click on a name link to go to the main page for more pictures and information about a particular turtle and its habitat.
Pacific Pond Turtle© Patrick Briggs © Dick Bartlett
Northwestern Pond Turtle
Actinemys marmorata
Southwestern Pond Turtle
Actinemys pallida
Mohave Desert Tortoise
Gopherus agassizii
Desert Mud Turtle
Kinosternon sonoriense sonoriense

Sea Turtles

© Matthew Godfrey © William Flaxington
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Caretta caretta

Green Sea Turtle
Chelonia mydas
Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Eretmochelys imbricata
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Lepidochelys olivacea

© 2002 Matthew Godfrey      
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Dermochelys coriacea

Alien Species

Eastern Snapping Turtle Western Painted Turtle Red-eared Slider
Texas Spiny Softshell
Apalone spinifera emoryi
(Alien Species)

Snapping Turtle
Chelydra serpentina
(Alien Species)
Western Painted Turtle
Chrysemys picta bellii
Red-eared Slider
Trachemys scripta elegans
(Alien Species)

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