Terrapene


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Related to Terrapene: Terrapene ornata, terrapin
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Noun1.Terrapene - box turtlesTerrapene - box turtles        
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Emydidae, family Emydidae - box and water turtles
box tortoise, box turtle - chiefly terrestrial turtle of North America; shell can be closed tightly
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As young farm children, Rutter and his sisters often went fishing (which they greatly enjoyed), and if conditions warranted, they would also hunt for flowers and try to catch and bring home other animals such as eastern box turtles, Terrapene Carolina.
Reproduction in the western box turtle, Terrapene ornate luteola.
This study increases to 57 the herpetofaunistic species for this municipality, with eight new records: Crocodylus moreletti, Tantilla atriceps, Chelonia mydas, Lepidochelys kempii, Kinosternon scorpioides, Trachemys venusta, Terrapene carolina and Gopherus berlandieri.
A similar pattern has been recorded for Terrapene carolina carolina (Linnaeus 1758), which moves to alternative habitats during periods of low precipitation and high temperatures (Donaldson & Echternacht 2005).
Existen pocos estudios sobre hematologia de tortugas o testudines, entre los que se puede citar a la tortuga de caja Terrapene carolina (Herbert, 1970; Frye, 1986; Jackson, 1999; Raphael, 2003), tortuga verde Chelonia mydas y tortuga cabezona marina Caretta caretta (Herbert, 1970; Raphael, 2003), tortuga radiada Testudo radiata (Marks y Citno, 1990; Raphael, 2003), y tortuga americana Trachemys scripta elegans (Herbert, 1970; Jackson, 1999).
62 4 /agua dulce Emydidae no identificado Terrapene spp.
Coahuilan box turtles are smaller and less colorful, and are the only aquatic members of the box turtle genus Terrapene.
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).
Research studies related to ground turtles belonged to the species Terrapene carolina and Gopherus polyphenus, identified in blood samples the following cellular types, basophiles, eosinophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, neutrophils and thrombocytes (Ryerson, 1943).
Terrapene carolina carolina (Linnaeus, 1758), Eastern Box Turtle (I, II)
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).
variabilis includes the five genera of anurans, Bufo, Gastrophryne, Hyla, Pseudacris, Rana, two genera of Caudata, Ambystoma, Notophthalmus; two genera of lizards, Scincella, Ophisaurus; three of snakes, Heterodon, Micrurus, Storeria; and one of tortoises, Terrapene (Baker 1987).