Testudines


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Related to Testudines: Squamata, Crocodilia, Lepidosauria, Sphenodontia
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Noun1.Testudines - tortoises and turtlesTestudines - tortoises and turtles    
animal order - the order of animals
Anapsida, subclass Anapsida - oldest known reptiles; turtles and extinct Permian forms
chelonian, chelonian reptile - a reptile of the order Chelonia
Chelydridae, family Chelydridae - snapping turtles
family Kinosternidae, Kinosternidae - mud turtles; musk turtles
Emydidae, family Emydidae - box and water turtles
family Trionychidae, Trionychidae - soft-shelled turtles
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References in periodicals archive ?
The locomotor behavior of Chrysemys picta marginata (Testudines, Emydidae) studied by Walker (1971) showed the locomotor cycle during terrestrial movement in a straight line.
Reproductive ecology of Pseudemys floridana and Trachemys scripta (Testudines: Emydidae) in Northwestern Florida.
& LOAIZA, J., 2012.--Tamano y estructura poblacional de la tortuga sabaletera (Rhinoclemmysnasuta, Testudines: Geoemydidae) en un ambiente insular del Pacifico colombiano.
Increased incidence of red imported fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) presence in loggerhead sea turtle (Testudines: Cheloniidae) nests and observations of hatchling mortality.
The Mediterranean pond turtle (Mauremys leprosa, Schweiger, 1812; Geoemydidae) is the most abundant Chelonia (Testudines) in the Iberian Peninsula.
The testudines is represented by the families Trionychidae and Geomydidae in the park.
Anidacion de la tortuga Dermochelys coriacea (Testudines: Dermochelyidae) en playa Gandoca, Costa Rica.