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Related to Macroclemys: alligator snapping turtle
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Noun1.Macroclemys - includes the alligator snapping turtleMacroclemys - includes the alligator snapping turtle
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Chelydridae, family Chelydridae - snapping turtles
alligator snapper, alligator snapping turtle, Macroclemys temmincki - large species having three ridges on its back; found in southeastern United States
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Nest, nesting and aerial basking of Macroclemys under natural conditions, and comparisons with Chelydra (Testudines: Chelydridae).
The alligator snapping turtle [Macrochelys (Macroclemys temminckii)]: A review of ecology, life history and conservation with demographic analysis of the sustainability of take from wild populations.
Alligator snapping turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) surveys in Louisiana 19962001.
Drew wasn't so far off the mark - the British Chelonia Society identified the beast as Macroclemys temminckii, an alligator snapping turtle native to the Mississippi river.
Among the fossil amphibians and reptiles, the following turtle species were identified by Parmley (1992): Apalone sp., Emydoidea blandingii, Chrysemys picta, Terrapene sp., Macroclemys temminckii, and Hesperotestudo sp.
avivoca Viosca, bird-voiced treefrog CLASS REPTILIA Order Testudines (turtles) Family Chelydridae (snapping turtles) Chelydra serpentina Linnaeus, I common snapping turtle Macroclemys temminckii SW (Troost), alligator snapping turtle Family Kinosternidae (musk and mud turtles) Kinosternon subrubrum NW, SW (Lacepede), eastern mud turtle) Sternotherus odoratus I (Latreille), common musk turtle Family Emydidae (box and water turtles) Chrysemys picts (Schneider), I painted turtle Clemmsys guttata (Schneider), N spotted turtle Emydoidea blandingii N (Holbrook), Blanding's turtle Graptemys geographica I (LeSueur), map turtle G.
The alligator snapping turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) is known to use an oral lure to attract fishes.
For example, from 1995 to 1999 exports of softshell turtles (species of the genus Apalone) increased from 8,087 to 20,193; alligator snappers (Macroclemys) from 5,696 to 19,528; sliders (Trachemys) from 60,126 to 429,247; and cooters (Pseudemys) from 19,710 to 2,169,407.
The remaining 5.5% consisted of Deirochelys reticularia ( Chicken turtles), Apalone spinifera (Spiny softshell turtles), Chelydra serpentina (Common snapping turtles), and Macroclemys temminckii (Alligator snapping turtles).
Report on the recapture of an alligator snapping turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) in Kansas.
Evidence for the use of chemosensory cues by the alligator snapping turtle Macroclemys temminckii to detect the presence of musk and mud turtles.