Herpetology B/C

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Almandine » March 8th, 2018, 9:23 am

1.Image
2.Image
3.Image

1. Which one does not belong?
2. List the family and (if possible) genus of each image.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby gillio » March 8th, 2018, 12:20 pm

Almandine, image 2 is not showing
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby memeus » March 8th, 2018, 12:29 pm

1.Image
2.Image
3.Image

1. Which one does not belong?
2. List the family and (if possible) genus of each image.
1. Picture No. 2, as it is not in the family Ambystomatidae 
2. No.1 is Ambystomatidae, No.2 is Plethodontidae, Typhlomolge, No.3 is Ambystomatidae

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Almandine » March 8th, 2018, 12:57 pm

All correct, you may proceed.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby memeus » March 10th, 2018, 6:19 am

All correct, you may proceed.
1. What type of environment does this specimen like to live in 
2. Name 2 adaptations to its environment
3. This organism exhibits GSD. What is GSD?

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Galahad » March 11th, 2018, 10:04 am

All correct, you may proceed.
1. What type of environment does this specimen like to live in 
2. Name 2 adaptations to its environment
3. This organism exhibits GSD. What is GSD?
1. Freshwater Habitats
2. Oxygen absorbing throat + other parts, helps them stay underwater; huge shells + soft camo makes for good blending in the environment, predators can see them
3. Genotypic Sex Determination - Sex by Genes
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby memeus » March 13th, 2018, 9:48 am

All correct, you may proceed.
1. What type of environment does this specimen like to live in 
2. Name 2 adaptations to its environment
3. This organism exhibits GSD. What is GSD?
1. Freshwater Habitats
2. Oxygen absorbing throat + other parts, helps them stay underwater; huge shells + soft camo makes for good blending in the environment, predators can see them
3. Genotypic Sex Determination - Sex by Genes
All correct! Go ahead.

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby CrayolaCrayon » March 14th, 2018, 3:28 pm

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1. What is this turtle's genus?
2. How long does it take for their eggs to hatch?
3. Is this genus endangered?
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Unome » March 14th, 2018, 4:45 pm

1. Pseudemys?
2. Let's go with 60-90 days (I have a wider range in my binder, but this is what I'd put on a test)
3. No
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby CrayolaCrayon » March 14th, 2018, 6:43 pm

This one is really tough!!!

1. The Genus is Graptemy. It is a Northern map turtle
2. The egg time to hatch is 50-70 days,
3. It is endangered.
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