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Common Musk Turtle

Sternotherus odoratus (Latreille 1802)

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Sternotherus odoratus (Common Musk Turtle) is a species of turtles in the family mud turtles. They are listed as of special concern by COSEWIC. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. They are crepuscular omnivores. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Common Musk Turtle. View this species on GBIF