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Southwestern Pond Turtle - Actinemys pallida

(Seeliger 1945)

(= Western Pond Turtle - Actinemys marmorata)
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range map
Approximate Range of A. pallida


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Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle
Adult female from the Arroyo Santo Tomas,Baja California © James Buskirk
Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle
Adult female from the Arroyo Santo Tomas, Baja California © James Buskirk Juvenile from the Arroyo Santo Tomas, Baja California © James Buskirk
Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle
Juvenile from the Arroyo Santo Tomas, Baja California © James Buskirk Hatchling from near El Testerazo,
Baja California © James Buskirk
Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle
Hatchling from near El Testerazo,
Baja California © James Buskirk
Adult, Baja California
© James Buskirk
Hatchling, Baja California
© James Buskirk
Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle
Hatchling, Baja California
© James Buskirk
Juvenile, Baja California
© James Buskirk
Adult, Baja California
© James Buskirk
Western Pond Turtle Western Pond Turtle  
Juvenile, Baja California
© James Buskirk
Juvenile, Baja California
© James Buskirk
 
     
Habitat
Western Pond Turtle Habitat Western Pond Turtle Habitat Western Pond Turtle Habitat
Habitat,  Arroyo Santo Tomas,Baja California © James Buskirk Habitat,  Arroyo Santo Tomas,Baja California © James Buskirk Habitat,  Arroyo Santo Tomas,Baja California © James Buskirk
Western Pond Turtle Habitat Western Pond Turtle Habitat  
Habitat near El Testerazo, Baja California
© James Buskirk
Habitat, Baja California
© James Buskirk
 

References:


Grismer, L. Lee. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortés. The University of California Press, 2002.

McPeak, Ron H. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California. Sea Challengers, 2000.

Samuel M. McGinnis and Robert C. Stebbins. Peterson Field Guide to Western Reptiles & Amphibians. 4th Edition. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2018.

Stebbins, Robert C. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. 3rd Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.

San Diego Natural History Museum







Baja California Reptiles & Amphibians

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