Chelydra


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Noun1.Chelydra - snapping turtlesChelydra - snapping turtles      
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Chelydridae, family Chelydridae - snapping turtles
Chelydra serpentina, common snapping turtle, snapper - large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite
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Also observed in decreasing abundance were Apalone spinifera (Spiny Softshell; 41), Graptemys geographica (Northern Map Turtle; 8), Chelydra serpentina (Common Snapping Turtle; 3), and Sternotherus minor (Loggerhead Musk Turtle; 1).
Packard, Packard, and Boardman (1982) analyzed eggshell structure and water relationships in reptile eggs; Feder, Satel, & Gibbs (1982) analyzed the resistance of the eggshell membrane and the mineral layer in oxygen and water diffusion in flexible eggshells of Chelydra serpentine; Kitimasak et al.
Ultrastructural changes in tests of the snapping turtle Chelydra serpentina in relation to plasma testosterone 3b-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase and cholesterol.
13 Caracol jute No determinado 14 Anguila Synbranchus marmoratus Bloch 15 Chicoguao Chelydra serpentina Linnaeus 16 Mojarra canzon, huapote Cichlasoma friedrichsthali Heckel 17 Machaca Brycon guatemalensis Regan 18 Mujina (tortuga de Rhinoclemmys areolata montana) Dumeril and Bibron 19 Camaron, pigua ?
En el estudio fueron detectadas en total 19 especies pertenecientes a 17 generos y 15 familias (Tabla 2), de las cuales dos registros fueron obtenidos en las areas urbanas del municipio Andalucia y el corregimiento Campo Alegre correspondientes a los reptiles Hemidactylus frenatus y la tortuga Chelydra acutirostris respectivamente.
Several researchers have studied the sequence of ossification of the bone elements of the skull of Testudines, including the species Chelydra serpentina (RIEPPEL, 1993), Apalone spinifera (SHEIL, 2003) and Macrochelys temminckii (SHEIL, 2005).
Algunos estudios han probado directamente el incremento de la tasa de consumo de oxigeno con la temperatura en quelonios, entre ellos Trachemys scripta y Terrapene ornata (5), Kinixys spekii (6), y en neonatos de Chelydra serpentina (7), mostrando que existe una correlacion fuerte y positiva; ademas, la temperatura posee un efecto significativo en la tasa metabolica de Kinosternon subrubrum, siendo mas activa a temperaturas mayores (8).
No other turtle species were caught or observed in Dargans' Pond although Kinosternon subrubrum, Chelydra serpentina, and Pseudemys concinna have been seen in the vicinity.
Chelydra serpentina serpentina (Linnaeus, 1758), Eastern Snapping Turtle (I, II, III, IV)
To date the following species and capture numbers have been recorded: Chrysemys picta (18), Chrysemys scripta (1), Chelydra serpentina (12), Terrapene Carolina (16), and Trionyx spiniferus (7).
If it is truly a snapping turtle, species Chelydra serpentina, in the pond, then the animal is from North America, not Asia or Australia.