genus Terrapene


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Noun1.genus Terrapene - box turtlesgenus Terrapene - box turtles        
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Emydidae, family Emydidae - box and water turtles
box tortoise, box turtle - chiefly terrestrial turtle of North America; shell can be closed tightly
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Coahuilan box turtles are smaller and less colorful, and are the only aquatic members of the box turtle genus Terrapene. T Coahuila were studied in detail during the 1960s by William S.
herefore the oldest known Emydoidea (Miocene: Barstovian) was kinetic as in modern Emydoidea bi andingii , but to a lesser degree than occurs in Barstovian box turtles, genus Terrapene (Holman and Corner 1985).
herefore the oldest known Emydoidea (Miocene: Barstovian) was kinetic as in modern Emydoidea blandingii, but to a lesser degree than occurs in Barstovian box turtles, genus Terrapene (Holman and Corner 1985).