Chinese Box Turtle for sale

The Chinese box turtle also known as the yellow-margined box turtle (Cuora flavomarginata) is semi-aquatic, and gets its name from the distinct, vibrant yellow markings on the carapace or shell.  All species in the genus Cuora are relatively small turtles with hard, high arched shells. The shell is made up of bony plates, known as scutes, which become permanently marked with annular rings as the turtle ages.

Chinese box turtle colors

The yellow coloration that earns this species its name is present in a vibrant yellow stripe along the carapace, which is otherwise predominantly dark brown. Other colors that may appear …Most chinese box turtles for sale look very similar or nearly identical to the photograph above.  Our Chinese box turtle for sale are super colorful and raised on a wide variety of food to help with proper shell growth and to maintain their vivid color.

The yellow-margined box turtle or chinese box turtle for sale (Cuora flavomarginata) is semi-aquatic, and gets its name from the distinct, vibrant yellow markings on the carapace or shell. All species in the genus Cuora are relatively small turtles with hard, high arched shells. The shell is made up of bony plates, known as scutes, which become permanently marked with annular rings as the turtle ages.

The yellow coloration of the Chinese box turtle that earns this species its name is present in a vibrant yellow stripe along the carapace, which is otherwise predominantly dark brown. Other colors that may appear on the scutes include deep reddish brown blotches. The underside of the shell, or plastron, is dark brown to black with a yellow border. The head is a grey color with pink or yellow coloration seen on the chin, and a yellow stripe running from the tip of the head to the neck.

Chinese box turlte colors continued

The upper jaw of the yellow-margined box turtle is hooked to aid feeding. The limbs are grey with yellow coloration on the heels, and there are large scales on the forelimbs. The tail is predominantly grey, with a yellow stripe and is thicker at the base in the male yellow-margined box turtle or Chinese box turtle for sale.

Also known as
Asian snail-eating box turtle, black-bellied box turtle, Chinese box turtle, snail-eating box turtle, yellow-rimmed box turtle.
Synonyms
Cistoclemmys flavomarginata.
chinese box turtles Size
Adult carapace length: 19.5 cm
Hatchling carapace length: 40 mm
Average weight: 647 – 977 g

More than just turtles for sale

CB has a full selection of healthy captive bred turtles for sale.  If you are considering a new baby box turtle, or any box turtle for sale, be sure it is a captive bred reptile for sale.  We have a full line of water turtle for sale as well as land turtle for sale.  Also, CB Reptile offers some of the nicest baby tortoise for sale as well as adult tortoises for sale online.  Searching for the perfect box turtle for sale?  Choose from eastern box turtles for sale, Chinese box turtles, and other species of box turtles.  In addtion, we have a variety of aquatic turtles for sale, including fresh water turtles for sale.

Looking for an adult turtle for sale? CB Reptile offers 100% captive bred adult turtles for sale as well as baby turtles for sale.  When considering pet turtles for sale, look no further than our juvenile or young adult turtles.

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