Western box turtle


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Noun1.Western box turtle - primarily a prairie turtle of western United States and northern MexicoWestern box turtle - primarily a prairie turtle of western United States and northern Mexico
box tortoise, box turtle - chiefly terrestrial turtle of North America; shell can be closed tightly
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Cross species amplification was conducted with two western box turtle (Terrapene ornate) specimens from South Dakota, and no loci showed cross amplification.
In our July/August "Good Going" about the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, the turtle observed by author Stephen Lyons was a painted turtle, not a western box turtle.

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