a.1.See Cartilaginous.
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Adults: Shell strongly ossified, but with large fontanelles, centralia are in width more than the half of the carapace; plastron very wide, but with lateral fontanelles between hyo-and hypoplastra; the large bridge with wing like processes are in cartilagineous connection with the carapace; carapace length is 18 cm (KARL, 1997; DE LAPPARENT DE BROIN, 2001; MLYNARSKI, 1976).
Alizaryn and alcian-blu staining (Dingerkus & Uhler, 1977; Park & Kim, 1984) is a very useful method for in toto staining of skeletal and cartilagineous tissues.