Western Painted Turtle
This brightly colored, small, semiaquatic turtle has a smooth upper shell. General color is olive, olive-brown or nearly black. The upper shell normally has yellow, irregular lines and a reddish-orange outer edge. Head and legs may be dark brown or black and strongly patterned with yellow lines. The lower shell is red-orange with a prominent pattern of brown markings that follows the scute seams toward the outer edge.