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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Blanding's Turtle in Canada

COSEWIC
Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Blanding's Turtle
Emydoidea blandingii
in Canada

Nova Scotia Population
Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Population

Blanding's Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii)

Nova Scotia Population - Endangered
Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Population - Threatened
2005



COSEWIC
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
in Canada
COSEWIC logo


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 2005. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Blanding's Turtle Emydoidea blandingii in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. viii + 40 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

Previous Report:

Herman, T.B., T.D. Power and B.R. Eaton. 1993. COSEWIC status report on the Blanding's Turtle Emydoidea blandingii in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 32 pp.

 

Production Note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Chris B. Edge and Steve E. Jones for writing the update status report on the Blanding's Turtle Emydoidea blandingii 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

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

Cover illustration:
Blanding's Turtle -- Illustration by Mandi Eldridge.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2005
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/222-2005E-PDF
ISBN: 0-662-40589-7
HTML: CW69-14/222-2005E-HTML
0-662-40590-0

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