The range of Pseudemys rubriventris spans the Mid-Atlantic coastal waters of the USA from New Jersey to North Carolina. This includes areas east to the Potomac River and west to W. Virginia. There is a disjunctive population of eastern red-bellied turtles in Massachusetts, as well as a small, introduced population in Long Island, New York.
Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )
- 2001. "Plymouth Rebelly Turtle Habitat Model" (On-line). USFWS Gulf of Maine Watershed Habitat Analysis. Accessed March 19, 2003 at http://r5gomp.fws.gov/gom/habitatstudy/metadata/GOM_GIS_Data_Table.htm.