The bog turtle (glyptemys muhlenbergii) is a critically endangered species of semiaquatic turtle endemic to the eastern united states it was first scientifically described in 1801 after an 18th-century survey of pennsylvania. Bog turtle abstract: the bog turtle appears restricted to the marble valleys of western connecticut, between the housatonic river and the new york state line (klemens, 1993. Bog turtle (clemmys muhlenbergii) 2 currently, the range is diminishing, and fewer then 200 sites in the northern range have been found to contain populations of bog turtles. Are bog turtle hardy animals do they really need high humidities for 1 bog turtle, how big of an enclosure would it need thanks. Where i live bog turtles live in saturated, usually spring-fed wetlands such as bogs, fens, wet meadows, sedge marshes, and older spruce swamps they pre. Buy scoots, the bog turtle on amazoncom free shipping on qualified orders.
An expertly rendered realistic illustration of a bog turtle limited edition fine art prints, decals and t-shirts are available. Easily identifiable by the bright yellow, orange or red blotch on each side of the head, the bog turtle is a very small turtle wit. The us fws's threatened & endangered species system track information about listed species in the united states. Herp atlas map for the bog turtle skip to content of turtles found in new york bog turtle distribution map skip to main navigation bog turtle distribution map outdoor activities animals, plants, aquatic life amphibians & reptiles herp atlas project species of turtles found in new.
Request for a bog turtle habitat evaluation (phase 1 survey) federal/state screening process for bog turtles (glyptemys muhlenbergii) and/or their habitat in adams, berks, bucks, carbon (aquashicola creek watershed only), chester, cumberland, dauphin. Bog turtle fact sheet - p 2 a species of greatest conservation need in the massachusetts state wildlife action plan please allow the natural heritage & endangered species program to continue to conserve the biodiversity of massachusetts with a contribution for. Define bog turtle: a small, uncommon, semiaquatic, freshwater turtle (glyptemys muhlenbergii synonym clemmys muhlenbergii) that has a yellow to red. The bog turtle (glyptemys muhlenbergii) is a critically endangered species of semiaquatic turtle endemic to the eastern united states it was first scientifically described in 1801 after an 18th-century survey of pennsylvania the smallest north american turtle, its carapace measures about 10.
The bog turtle (glyptemys muhlenbergii) is a small and charismatic species captive bred animals are easy to care for and easy to breed this species is rare, both in the wild and in captivity and efforts need to be made to promote the captive reproduction of this species the bog turtle attains. On this page: introduction status of bog turtles in nj bog turtle conservation initiatives conclusion literature citations bog turtle - november 2003 species of the month. Bog turtle for new jersey state reptile 15k likes please share this page was created by teachers and students in new jersey to support a campaign for.
Dorothy delisle reviews the diminutive bog turtle for the tortuga gazette. The bog turtle (glyptemys muhlenbergii) is the smallest turtle found in the united states the largest bog turtle ever found measured only 45 inches bog turtles are easily identified by the patches of orange found along the side of their heads.
Bog turtle: species description, life history, distribution and habitat, status, management and research needs. Bog turtle fact sheet abstract: factsheet about the bog turtle produced by the connecticut dep-wildlife division.