The ground colour of the coat is white with yellow spots.
The leaves now ripen, indicated by a change from a dark to lighter green, and by the appearance of yellow spots.
(Ictidomys) tridecemlineatus, which is marked on each side with seven yellow stripes, between which are rows of yellow spots on a dark ground.
This is a small, black turtle that has a pattern on its smooth carapace with small yellow spots.
Distinctive yellow spots can be seen as a result of dead palisade parenchyma cells.