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Eastern Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta picta)

Record Information
Created: September 15th, 2020 - 09:43 AM
Last Modified: September 27th, 2020 - 03:05 PM
Entered by: Katharine Gipe
Record # 174896
Observation Information
County: Chester County
Time: 2020-09-14 12:00:00
Qty: 1
Age: Juvenile
Sex: Unknown
Air Temperature: 70.00F
Cloud Cover: Clear
Weather Conditions: Calm
Elevation: 433.00ft
Habitat: Trail adjacent to wastewater pond; water had recently been treated with copper sulfate. No basking habitat; rock margins.


Residue on shell indicated the turtle was leaving the copper-sulfate-treated wastewater pond.


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