family Emydidae


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Noun1.family Emydidae - box and water turtles
reptile family - a family of reptiles
terrapin - any of various edible North American web-footed turtles living in fresh or brackish water
genus Malaclemys, Malaclemys - American terrapins
genus Pseudemys, Pseudemys - sliders; red-bellied terrapin
genus Terrapene, Terrapene - box turtles
Chrysemys, genus Chrysemys - painted turtles
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Five of the 20 samples tested were donkey-hide gelatins, belonging to the family Equidae, six samples were bovine-hide gelatins belonging to the family Bovidae, three samples were porcine-hide gelatins belonging to the family Suidae, three samples were deerhorn gelatins belonging to the family Cervidae, and three samples were of Tortoise shell glue, belonging to the family Emydidae. Twenty commercial samples were collected on market.
Two turtles of the family Emydidae were captured during this survey.
Western pond turtles, freshwater turtles in the family Emydidae, range from northwestern Baja California, Mexico, north to Puget Sound of Washington, where they are restricted primarily to areas west of the Sierras and the Cascade Mountains.