Physical Description

Morphology

Other Physical Features: ectothermic ; bilateral symmetry

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Ecology

Associations

Known predators

Testudines is prey of:
Actinopterygii
Procyon
Didelphidae
Alligator mississippiensis
Falconiformes

Based on studies in:
USA: Texas (Lake or pond)
USA: Florida, South Florida (Swamp)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • B. C. Patten and 40 co-authors, Total ecosystem model for a cove in Lake Texoma. In: Systems Analysis and Simulation in Ecology, B. C. Patten, Ed. (Academic Press, New York, 1975), 3:205-421, from pp. 236, 258, 268.
  • L. D. Harris and G. B. Bowman, Vertebrate predator subsystem. In: Grasslands, Systems Analysis and Man, A. I. Breymeyer and G. M. Van Dyne, Eds. (International Biological Programme Series, no. 19, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, England, 1980), pp. 591-
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Known prey organisms

Testudines preys on:
algae
Tracheobionta
Plantae
carcass
Cyprinodontidae
Gambusia
Actinopterygii
Anura
Carassius auratus

Based on studies in:
USA: Texas (Lake or pond)
USA: Florida, South Florida (Swamp)
Malaysia (Swamp)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • B. C. Patten and 40 co-authors, Total ecosystem model for a cove in Lake Texoma. In: Systems Analysis and Simulation in Ecology, B. C. Patten, Ed. (Academic Press, New York, 1975), 3:205-421, from pp. 236, 258, 268.
  • L. D. Harris and G. B. Bowman, Vertebrate predator subsystem. In: Grasslands, Systems Analysis and Man, A. I. Breymeyer and G. M. Van Dyne, Eds. (International Biological Programme Series, no. 19, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, England, 1980), pp. 591-
  • Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 16, 2011 at http://animaldiversity.org. http://www.animaldiversity.org
  • T. Mizuno and J. I. Furtado, Food chain. In: Tasek Bera, J. I. Furtado and S. Mori, Eds. (Junk, The Hague, Netherlands, 1982), pp. 357-359, from p. 358.
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Life History and Behavior

Reproduction

Key Reproductive Features: gonochoric/gonochoristic/dioecious (sexes separate)

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:1166
Specimens with Sequences:1336
Specimens with Barcodes:1016
Species:274
Species With Barcodes:262
Public Records:987
Public Species:253
Public BINs:266
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Barcode data

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