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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Wood Turtle (Glyptemys Insculpta) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Wood Turtle
Glyptemys Insculpta
in Canada

Wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta)

Threatened - 2007

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. 2007. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Wood Turtle Glyptemys insculpta in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 42 pp.

Previous report

Brooks, R.J., Litzgus, J.D. 1996. COSEWIC status report on the Wood Turtle, Clemmys insculpta, in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 1-64 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Talena Kraus for writing the update status report on the Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Ron Brooks, Co-chair of the COSEWIC Amphibians and Reptiles 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
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la tortue des bois (Glyptemys insculpta) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration

Wood Turtle -- Illustration by Kathryn Peiman Guelph, Ontario.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2008.
Catalogue No. CW69-14/1-2008E-PDF
ISBN 978-0-662-48456-1

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