Chelydra serpentina


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Noun1.Chelydra serpentina - large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near waterChelydra serpentina - large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite
snapping turtle - large aggressive freshwater turtle with powerful jaws
Chelydra, genus Chelydra - snapping turtles
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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).
Variation, sexual dimorphism, and maturity in a Quebec population of the common snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina.
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).
Para nidos de Chelydra serpentina, Kolben & Janzen (2002) encontraron que la probabilidad de supervivencia de sus nidos incremento cuando disminuia la cobertura vegetal.
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.
Survivorship of adult females in a northern population of common snapping turtles, Chelydra serpentina.
Adaptation, antipredator behavior, Chelydra serpentina, directional selection, disruptive selection, selective predation, sex determination, temperature, turtles.
In other turtles, such as Chelydra serpentina, the size variation of the carapace of sexually mature males varies between 16.