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Noun1.Chelonia - green turtlesChelonia - green turtles        
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Chelonia mydas, green turtle - large tropical turtle with greenish flesh used for turtle soup
2.Chelonia - tortoises and turtlesChelonia - tortoises and turtles    
animal order - the order of animals
Anapsida, subclass Anapsida - oldest known reptiles; turtles and extinct Permian forms
chelonian, chelonian reptile - a reptile of the order Chelonia
Chelydridae, family Chelydridae - snapping turtles
family Kinosternidae, Kinosternidae - mud turtles; musk turtles
Emydidae, family Emydidae - box and water turtles
family Trionychidae, Trionychidae - soft-shelled turtles
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You need to consider what species - your local exotics or reptile vet can advise, and you could also get advice from your local tortoise society or the British Chelonia Group.
Identificacion macroscopica y calidad nutricional del contenido esofagico de la tortuga prieta Chelonia mydas agassizzi (Bocourt, 1868) en Usulutan, El Salvador.
Here are five things you need to know about the Alexandria Aquarium: Chelonia mydas at Alexandria Aquarium by Hatem Moushir - Wikimedia commons 1- It is the only museum with living sea creatures in the governorate, and it is a small museum containing several species of fish and creatures from the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea.
Green sea turtles, Chelonia mydas, have been listed and protected in the United States under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) since 1978 (FWS andNMFS, 80 FR 15271).
2003) studied the thickness, ultrastructure, and chemical composition of Chitra chitra eggshells; Osborne and Thompson (2005) described the chemical composition and structure of the eggshell in three lizard species; Areekijseree, Nuamsukon, Chuen-im, and Narkkong (2010) analyzed the ultrastructure and composition of Chelonia mydas eggshell elements; and Kusuda et al.
The status of the hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata and green turtle Chelonia mydas of Melaka and Negeri Sembilan.
Based on the interviews with different staff from the reserve, we were able to identify nine species: Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas, Eretmochelys imbricata, Crocodylus acutus, Aristelliger georgeensis, Ctenosaura similis, Iguana iguana, Anolis allisoni, and Aspidoscelis maslini (Table 2).
Lydekker (1889b) erroneously considered Enaliochelys chelonia Seeley, 1869, probably from the Early Kimmeridgian of Ely (Cambridgeshire) (Fig.
The extensive Cuban archipelago contains a wide variety of habitats suitable for the development, foraging and reproduction of different species of marine turtles (Moncada & Nodarse, 1983), among them, the green turtle Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758).
Although some species, such as the loggerhead, Caretta caretta, and green, Chelonia mydas, turtles may vary among populations and individuals in the details of their life history patterns (Hatase et al.
Ces Eles sont un milieu parfait pour les tortues de l'espece Chelonia mydas.