chelonian


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chelonian

member of the order Chelonia of the class Reptilia. Includes tortoise, terrapin, turtle, sea turtle.
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The book is meant to be a companion to Mader's Reptile Medicine and Surgery (2006) and includes advances and updates for husbandry equipment, clinical virology, mycotic diseases, therapeutics, anesthesia and analgesia, and diagnostic endoscopy, as well as new reptile topics like veterinary specialization, common pathology and diseases seen in pet stores, clinical aspects of evolution, molecular infectious disease diagnostics, conditioning and behavioral training, endosurgery, vacuum-assisted wound closure, new techniques in chelonian shell repair, video telescope operating microscopy, laboratory animal medicine, working with wild reptiles, forensic investigation, and issues of species invasion and conservation.
Two nests are loggerhead nests, the others are chelonian mydas [green sea turtles].
This paper focuses on identifying the five giant chelonian specimens from the Miocene of Idaho, through comparison to modern day and extinct genera using the diagnostic elements associated with each specimen.
New material of the chelonian ichnotaxon Emydichnium megapodium (Walther, 1904) from the Kimmeridgian (Upper Jurassic) of Northern Germany]
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.
one Chelonian, Lissemys punctata punctata, one lizard varanus griseus konieczyni and four snakes,Typloph porrectus, Eryx conicus, lytorhynchus paradoxas, ungarus caeruleus sindanus.
In their extensive review, Moll & Moll (2004) demonstrated that the principal factors determining the decline of many freshwater chelonian populations are the loss of habitats that result from anthropogenic impacts, and the over-exploitation.
14) Mast cell disease has been documented in numerous small domestic mammals and occasional reptilian species, including dogs, (15-20) cats, (15,16,21,22) ferrets, (23-26) hedgehogs, (27) a snake, (28) and a chelonian.
Color biases have not yet been conclusively reported for any species of turtle, and virtually nothing is known about how color vision might be advantageous for any chelonian species.