Trionyx spiniferus


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Noun1.Trionyx spiniferus - river turtle of western United States with a warty shellTrionyx spiniferus - river turtle of western United States with a warty shell; prefers quiet water
pancake turtle, soft-shelled turtle - voracious aquatic turtle with a flat flexible shell covered by a leathery skin; can inflict painful bites
genus Trionyx, Trionyx - type genus of the Trionychidae
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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).
Trionyx spiniferus 1 Squamata Scincella lateralis 6 1 Sceloporus undulatus 2 Sceloporus olivaceus 1 1 Hemidactylus turcicus 4 Elaphe obsoleta * Leptotyphlops dulcis 3 Nerodia erythrogaster 4 Tantilla gracilis 3 Thamnophis marcianus 2 Virginia striatula 4 Total 56 4 5 135 8 % 10.
5% 0% 2% 0% Spiruridae 12% 0% 29% 0% Spiroxys contortus Spiroxys amydae Cestode Pleroceroids: Proteocephalidae 0% 27% 0% 7% Ophiotaenia perspicua Ophiotaenia testudo Helminths Definitive Hosts Trematode metacercariae: Cephalogonimidae Cephalogonimus vesicaudus Trionyx spiniferus Clinostomatidae Clinostomum sp.