Emydidae


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Emydidae

[e′mid·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of aquatic and semiaquatic turtles in the suborder Cryptodira.
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The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta, Schoepff, 1792; Emydidae) is an invasive species that is currently breeding in the Iberian Peninsula [9,10].
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.
We tested for substrate induced melanization in four turtle families (Chelydridae, Emydidae, Kinostemidae, and Trionychidae) by rearing turtles on black or white substrates.
Several species of Neoechinorhynchus are known from North America in various species of turtles within the families Chelydridae, Emydidae, and Trionychidae (Barger 2004; Barger & Nickol 2004; Ernst & Ernst 1977).
A beautifully marked chelonian in the family Emydidae, it is readily identified by the orange spots below the posterior end of the jaw and yellow plastron.
Among the families are Dermochelyidae: leatherback sea turtles, Emydidae: basking and box turtles, Alligatoridae: alligators and caiman, Gekkonidae: geckos, Corytophanidae: basilisks, and Varanidae: monitors.
62 4 /agua dulce Emydidae no identificado Terrapene spp.
(1994): Erster Nachweis der fossilen Schildkrote Clemmydopsis turnauensis aus dem Pannonium des Oststeirischen Tertiarbeckens (Testudines: Emydidae: Bataguridae).
One Austral-Asian species (family Chelidae), one Central American species (family Geoemydidae), and two North American species (families Kinosternidae and Emydidae) were also included.