Herpetology B/C

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Post by 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

Post by gillio » March 8th, 2018, 12:20 pm

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

Post by memeus » March 8th, 2018, 12:29 pm

Almandine wrote: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

Post by Almandine » March 8th, 2018, 12:57 pm

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

Post by memeus » March 10th, 2018, 6:19 am

Almandine wrote: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

Post by Galahad » March 11th, 2018, 10:04 am

memeus wrote:
Almandine wrote: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

Post by memeus » March 13th, 2018, 9:48 am

Galahad wrote:
memeus wrote:
Almandine wrote: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

Post by 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

Post by 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

Post by 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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