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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Spotted Turtle (Clemmys guttata) in Canada

COSEWIC
Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Spotted Turtle
Clemmys guttata
in Canada

Spotted Turtle

Endangered 2004

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada



COSEPAC
Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2004. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the spotted turtle Clemmys guttata in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 27 pp.

Previous report:

Oldham, M.J. 1991. COSEWIC status report on the spotted turtle Clemmys guttatain Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 93 pp. (Unpublished report)

Production note:

COSEWIC acknowledges Jacqueline D. Litzgus for writing the update status report on the spotted turtle Clemmys guttata in Canada. The report was overseen and edited by Ron Brooks, Co-chair (Reptiles), COSEWIC Amphibians and Reptiles Species Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215
Fax: (819) 994-3684

COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la tortue ponctuée (Clemmys guttata) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:

Spotted turtle -- Kevin Kerr, Guelph Ontario.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2004

Catalogue No. CW69-14/382-2004E-PDF

ISBN 0-662-37307-3

HTML: CW69-14/382-2004E-HTML

ISBN 0-662-37308-1

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