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Western Painted Turtle (Chrysemys Picta Bellii)

COSEWIC
Assessment and Status Report
on the
Western Painted Turtle
Chrysemys Picta Bellii

Pacific Coast population
Intermountain – Rocky Mountain population
Prairie/Western Boreal – Canadian Shield population

in Canada

Western Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta bellii)

Pacific Coast Population – Endangered
Intermountain-Rocky Mountain Population – Special Concern
Prairie/Western Boreal - Canadian Shield Population – Not at Risk
2006



COSEWIC
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
in Canada
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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. 2006. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Western Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta bellii (Pacific Coast population, Intermountain-Rocky Mountain population and Prairie/Western Boreal - Canadian Shield population) in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  vii + 40 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

 

Production note:
COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Linda Dupuis for writing the status report on the Western Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta bellii (Pacific Coast population, Intermountain-Rocky Mountain population and Prairie/Western Boreal - Canadian Shield population)in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Ron Brooks, Co-chair (Reptiles) of the 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.: 819–953–3215
Fax: 819–994–3684
E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca
http://www.cosewic.gc.ca/eng/sct5/index_e.cfm

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la Tortue peinte de l'Ouest (Chrysemys picta bellii) (population de la côte du Pacifique, population intramontagnarde - des Rocheuses et la population des Prairies/Boréale de l'Ouest - Bouclier canadien) au Canada.

Cover illustration:
Western Painted Turtle -- Photo by Bill Leonard.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2006.
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/505-2006E-PDF
ISBN: 662-43320-3

 

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