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Chrysemys picta marginata,
Midland Painted Turtle

Family Emydidae
painted turtle

Painted Turtle, Wexford County, MI, September 4, 2011
the painted turtle is the most common pond turtle. Note yellow stripes on the side of the head and red markings on the edge of the shell. Midland Painted Turtle's scutes (shell plates) meet like bricks, with the corners not matching.

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