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Herpetology B/C

Postby Entomology » September 5th, 2017, 4:14 pm

Welcome to the 2018 Herpetology Question Marathon!
[img]https://i.imgur.com/hENc2As.jpg[/img]
1) Common Name, Scientific Name
2) Preferred habitat?
3) Clutch Size?
4) The oldest fossilized species of this genus are from the __________ epoch.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Knyte_Xjn » September 16th, 2017, 1:00 pm

Welcome to the 2018 Herpetology Question Marathon!
[img]https://i.imgur.com/hENc2As.jpg[/img]
1) Common Name, Scientific Name
2) Preferred habitat?
3) Clutch Size?
4) The oldest fossilized species of this genus are from the __________ epoch.
1) Box Turtles, [i]Terrapene[/i] 2) Forests (not completely sure) 3)1-7 eggs 4) Miocene
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Entomology » September 24th, 2017, 8:08 am

Welcome to the 2018 Herpetology Question Marathon!
[img]https://i.imgur.com/hENc2As.jpg[/img]
1) Common Name, Scientific Name
2) Preferred habitat?
3) Clutch Size?
4) The oldest fossilized species of this genus are from the __________ epoch.
1) Box Turtles, [i]Terrapene[/i] 2) Forests (not completely sure) 3)1-7 eggs 4) Miocene
All good! My only change is that for number 2 my answer was mesic woodlands.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Knyte_Xjn » October 1st, 2017, 10:58 am

Here are a few general questions:
1)What is the upper portion of the shell of a turtle called?
2)What is the lower portion of the shell of a turtle called?
3)How is the sex of a turtle determined?
4)Define pivotal temperature.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby bmd234 » October 23rd, 2017, 4:18 am

Here are a few general questions:
1)What is the upper portion of the shell of a turtle called?
2)What is the lower portion of the shell of a turtle called?
3)How is the sex of a turtle determined?
4)Define pivotal temperature.
Whoops accidentally messed this up... the answer is below this comment :D
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby bmd234 » October 23rd, 2017, 9:04 am

Here are a few general questions:
1)What is the upper portion of the shell of a turtle called?
2)What is the lower portion of the shell of a turtle called?
3)How is the sex of a turtle determined?
4)Define pivotal temperature.
1. Carapace 2. Plastron 3. Most turtles have their sex determined based off temperature. Warm temperatures produce females, cooler temperatures produce males 4. Pivotal temperature is a constant temperature that produces equal amounts of male and females within reproduction

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Knyte_Xjn » October 27th, 2017, 7:41 pm

Here are a few general questions:
1)What is the upper portion of the shell of a turtle called?
2)What is the lower portion of the shell of a turtle called?
3)How is the sex of a turtle determined?
4)Define pivotal temperature.
1. Carapace 2. Plastron 3. Most turtles have their sex determined based off temperature. Warm temperatures produce females, cooler temperatures produce males 4. Pivotal temperature is a constant temperature that produces equal amounts of male and females within reproduction
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby bmd234 » October 28th, 2017, 11:55 am

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1)Give two nicknames of this species
2)Where are these reptiles considered an invasive species?
3)Describe the habitat of this species

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Froggie » October 29th, 2017, 8:55 am

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1)Give two nicknames of this species
2)Where are these reptiles considered an invasive species?
3)Describe the habitat of this species
1) Common iguana, Common green iguana (?)
2) Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (US), Florida, Hawaii, Texas
3) Near water, but in trees as well.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby bmd234 » October 29th, 2017, 4:05 pm

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1)Give two nicknames of this species
2)Where are these reptiles considered an invasive species?
3)Describe the habitat of this species
1) Common iguana, Common green iguana (?)
2) Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (US), Florida, Hawaii, Texas
3) Near water, but in trees as well.
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