TERRAPENE CAROLINA CAROLINA (Eastern Box Turtle). REPRODUCTION. Female Terrapene carolina containing oviductal eggs have been recorded in Virginia from 26 May to 25 July (Mitchell, in press. The Reptiles of Virginia. Smithsonian Inst. Press, Washington, D.C.). Other reports of reproduction in Terrapene (see list in Ernst and McBreen 1991. Cat. Amer. Amphib. Rept. 512.1-512.13) indicate that nesting occurs in late spring and early summer throughout its range.
Copyright © 1994 Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. This article first appeared in Herpetological Review 25, no. 2 (1994): 64.
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Mitchell, Joseph C., and Rafael O. de Sá. "Terrapene carolina carolina." Herpetological Review 25, no. 2 (1994): 64.