Clemmys guttata (Schneider, 1792)

Spotted Turtle

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Reptile

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Reptilia

Order: Testudines

Family: Emydidae

Genus: Clemmys

Species: Clemmys guttata

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
CT - State Special Concern
ME - State Threatened
NH - State Threatened
RI - State Protected (Possession prohibited without permit)
VT - State Endangered
CT WAP (2015) - GCN (Very Important)
MA SWAP (2015) - SGCN
ME WAP (2015) - SGCN (Tier 1 - Highest Priority)
NH WAP (2015) - SGCN
RI WAP (2015) - SGCN
VT Draft WAP (Sept. 2015) - SGCN (High Priority)

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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