Terrapene ornata


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Noun1.Terrapene ornata - primarily a prairie turtle of western United States and northern MexicoTerrapene ornata - primarily a prairie turtle of western United States and northern Mexico
box tortoise, box turtle - chiefly terrestrial turtle of North America; shell can be closed tightly
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Effect of nutritional status on the preferred body temperature of the turtles Pseudemys scripta and Terrapene ornata.
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).
Natural history of the ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz.
Survival and recruitment in a human-impacted population of ornate box turtles, Terrapene ornata, with recommendations for conservation and management.
in turtles, only adult Terrapene carolina (eastern box turtle), and hatchling Terrapene ornata (ornate box turtle), Chrysemys picta (painted turtle), Emys blandingii (Blanding's turtle), and Malaclemys terrapin (diamondbacked terrapin) are known to survive freezing for periods >1 day (Storey, 2006).
Terrapene ornata ornata (Agassiz, 1857) (Ornate Box Turtle).