Terrapene ornata luteola - Desert (Ornate) Box Turtle

Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata luteola, October 8, 2017
State Line Road, Arizona (southwest of Rodeo, New Mexico)
Adult males have red eyes, adult females have orange-brown or
yellow irises.  The range of this subspecies is limited to the southern
part of New Mexico, southeastern Arizona, western Texas, most of
Chihuahua, and the northern part of Sonora.


© Robert Barnes 2018