Chelonia

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Related to chelonians: order Testudines, turtles

Chelonia

the order of reptiles containing the tortoise and turtles.

Chelonia

marine turtles; in the family Chelonidae.

Chelonia mydas
green turtle.
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Feeding on commercial diets containing meat and insects without green supplementation aroused suspicion of Vitamin-A deficiency (Bellhorn,1973) as it has been considered as one of the important predisposing factor of swollen eyes in chelonians (Gelatt, 2008).
The scorpion mud turtle (Kinosternon scorpioides) is a freshwater chelonian that is consumed by local populations in states of Para and MaranhAPound o Brazil.
49 43 Molluscs Quahog (Mercenaria 15 15 mercenaria) Molluscs Ribbed mussel 2 30 (Geukensia demissa) Molluscs Moon snail (Polinices 2 0 heros) Molluscs Mud snail (Nassarius 2 3 obsoletus) Chelieratas Horseshoe crab 0 0 (Limulus polyphemus) Chelieratas Tick (Ixodidae) 0 0 Insects Insects 22 8 Fishes Fishes 2 15 Chelonians Terrapin egg 2 5 (Malaclemys terrapin) Chelonians Terrapin hatchling 2 0 (Malaclemys terrapin) Birds Birds 10 10 Birds Bird eggs 0 0 Mammals Small mammals 0 10 Mammals Raccoon hair (Proycon 0 10 lator) Plant material Assort.
Studies of the social behaviors of freshwater and terrestrial chelonians have shown that several species use tactile and visual motor patterns, but acoustic communication is not commonly known.
Most present-day studies of chelonians involve populations that inhabit environments which have already suffered some level of anthropogenic impact, resulting in changes in population structure, sex ratio, and even local extinction (Gibbons et al.
The urogenital system of adult chelonians consists, in both sexes, of a pair of kidneys and ureters, a urinary bladder, a pair of accessory vesicles, gonads and cloaca.
The release of captive chelonians can potentially harm wild turtle populations by introducing foreign pathogens (Dodd and Seigel, 1991).
1980a): Die tertiaren Wirbeltiere des Steinheimer Beckens, Part II: The Chelonians of the Steinheim Basin, B: Chelydridae and some supplements conceming the Testudmoidea.
In addition, we treat waterfowl, a large number of squirrels, and a small number of opossums and chelonians.