Clemmys


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Clemmys

freshwater turtles or tortoises in the family Emydidae; includes C. marmorata (Pacific pond turtle), C. leprosa (Spanish terrapin).
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A synopsis of the ecology and status of the western pond turtle Clemmys marmorata in 1991.
Home ranges and movements of wood turtles, Clemmys insculpta, in central Pennsylvania.
Occurrence of a colonial protozoan on the Western Pond Turtle, Clemmys marmorata.
Comparative demography of Clemmys marmota populations in the Trinity River of California in the context of dam-induced alterations.
The record for Oro Grande north of Victorville is either an invalid record for the species, or more likely, another example of a San Bernardino Mountain species (such as the pond turtle, Clemmys marmorata and the western toad, Bufo Boreas) that had been carried accidentally to the Victorville area (where water and lush riparian vegetation occur) by one of many floods of the Mojave River.
Some ecological parameters of the wood turtle, Clemmys insculpta, in southeastern Pennsylvania.
In the Northern hemisphere, Clemmys guttata (Schneider 1792) engages in this type of behavior as a way of protecting itself from the cold during the least favorable periods of the winter (Litzgus et al.
Of note is the presence at the site of the spotted turtle, Clemmys guttata, as this species is listed as being "of special consideration" by the state of Georgia.
Such might be the case for Clemmys marmorata, the terrapin usually known as the western pond turtle, the single native fresh-water turtle west of the Sierra Nevada.
My favorite turtles were the wood turtles, Clemmys insculpta, seven or eight inches long, that have almost disappeared from New England now, with their sculptured carapaces, like Cellini's metalwork, and salmon-red legs, which I would watch breed in the stream in the spring, but that roamed the fields until hibernation time, when they'd return again to the streambed's leaves and mud.

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