Herpetology B/C

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Froggie » February 26th, 2018, 7:16 am

1. Incorrect, this family is dicamptodontidae (Giant Salamanders), and sometimes the test has things that aren't on the list.
They shouldn’t, it’s against the rules.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Avalanche » February 26th, 2018, 5:20 pm

1. Incorrect, this family is dicamptodontidae (Giant Salamanders), and sometimes the test has things that aren't on the list.
They shouldn’t, it’s against the rules.
Okay thanks, i wasn't sure, but i though they might have. Thanks for the clarification.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby gillio » February 26th, 2018, 5:29 pm

They usually tend to put a couple of species on the tests that are significant in a genus/family like the green sea turtle etc but for the most part, tests wouldn't ask for anything that is not on the list. These very specific questions tend to show up more on invitationals, but for regionals, states, and nationals, it doesn't happen a lot.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Kyanite » March 1st, 2018, 8:42 am

They usually tend to put a couple of species on the tests that are significant in a genus/family like the green sea turtle etc but for the most part, tests wouldn't ask for anything that is not on the list. These very specific questions tend to show up more on invitationals, but for regionals, states, and nationals, it doesn't happen a lot.
Thats what I have seen on the tests. They have asked about specific species (ie Axlotl) but not ask for you to identify to the species name

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Almandine » March 1st, 2018, 8:42 pm

May I put up a question to keep this marathon going?
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby memeus » March 2nd, 2018, 6:32 am

May I put up a question to keep this marathon going?
Why not? It’s good practice anyway.

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Almandine » March 3rd, 2018, 3:20 pm

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1.Identify the family
2.List 2 other names for this snake
3.List 3 animals that are part of its diet
4.Oviparous, viviparous or ovoviviparous?
5.A spur is present in males and some females. What is the spur and what is the correct term for it?
6.Mode of killing prey?
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Avalanche » March 3rd, 2018, 8:39 pm

Image

1.Identify the family
2.List 2 other names for this snake
3.List 3 animals that are part of its diet
4.Oviparous, viviparous or ovoviviparous?
5.A spur is present in males and some females. What is the spur and what is the correct term for it?
6.Mode of killing prey?
1. Boidae 
2. Two Headed Snake Slippy Snake
3. Mice, Birds, and Salamanders
4. Viviparious
5. A spur is a remnant of a leg, this is known as a vestigial remnant.
6. Constriction
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Almandine » March 4th, 2018, 12:36 pm

Correct
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Avalanche » March 4th, 2018, 3:59 pm

Correct
What are 2 other names for the Rubber Boa, because slippy snake isn't one.
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Solar System: 12/2/-/5
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