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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

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.

Answers
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

Almandine wrote:All correct, you may proceed.

Image EDIT: Since the image already has it identified for you, I'll let you figure out the questions and not the identification. Just right click on the image and click open in new tab.
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

memeus wrote:
Almandine wrote:All correct, you may proceed.

Image EDIT: Since the image already has it identified for you, I'll let you figure out the questions and not the identification. Just right click on the image and click open in new tab.
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

Galahad wrote:
memeus wrote:
Almandine wrote:All correct, you may proceed.

Image EDIT: Since the image already has it identified for you, I'll let you figure out the questions and not the identification. Just right click on the image and click open in new tab.
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

Image

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

my ID still sucks
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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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Unome » March 25th, 2018, 8:54 am

Ok, I guess it's my turn,

Images
Image A.png
Image A.png (85.11 KiB) Viewed 1289 times
Image B.png
Image B.png (94.8 KiB) Viewed 1289 times
Image C.png
Image C.png (68.22 KiB) Viewed 1289 times
Image D.png
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1. Identify the genus of Image A
2. Identify the genus of Image B
3. Identify the genus of Image C
4. Identify the genus of Image D
5. Which order and family do these organisms belong to?
6. Which of these two organisms are most closely related?
7. Which of these organisms is most distantly related to the other three?
8. Are these organisms primarily herbivores or carnivores?
9. In general, what types of plants/animals do these organisms eat?
10. What specific type of habitat does the organism in Image B prefer?
11. What is caudal autotomy? What is its purpose?
12. Which of these specimens exhibit caudal autotomy? (name all that apply)
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby The48thYoshi » April 2nd, 2018, 11:56 am

Unome wrote:Ok, I guess it's my turn,

Images
Image A.pngImage B.pngImage C.pngImage D.png

1. Identify the genus of Image A
2. Identify the genus of Image B
3. Identify the genus of Image C
4. Identify the genus of Image D
5. Which order and family do these organisms belong to?
6. Which of these two organisms are most closely related?
7. Which of these organisms is most distantly related to the other three?
8. Are these organisms primarily herbivores or carnivores?
9. In general, what types of plants/animals do these organisms eat?
10. What specific type of habitat does the organism in Image B prefer?
11. What is caudal autotomy? What is its purpose?
12. Which of these specimens exhibit caudal autotomy? (name all that apply)


Answers?
1. Desmognathus
2. Hemidactylium
3. Plethodon
4. Gyrinophilus
5. Order: Caudata (Urodela), Family: Plethodontidae
6. A and C
7. B
8. Carnivores
9. Invertebrates?
10. Woodlands
11. The organism drops its tail in order to escape and confuse potential predators
12. Only A, B, and C (I think so)

I might’ve done these without my binder so... it’s probably all wrong :D
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Unome » April 2nd, 2018, 2:47 pm

The48thYoshi wrote:
Unome wrote:Ok, I guess it's my turn,

Images
Image A.pngImage B.pngImage C.pngImage D.png

1. Identify the genus of Image A
2. Identify the genus of Image B
3. Identify the genus of Image C
4. Identify the genus of Image D
5. Which order and family do these organisms belong to?
6. Which of these two organisms are most closely related?
7. Which of these organisms is most distantly related to the other three?
8. Are these organisms primarily herbivores or carnivores?
9. In general, what types of plants/animals do these organisms eat?
10. What specific type of habitat does the organism in Image B prefer?
11. What is caudal autotomy? What is its purpose?
12. Which of these specimens exhibit caudal autotomy? (name all that apply)


Answers?
1. Desmognathus
2. Hemidactylium
3. Plethodon
4. Gyrinophilus
5. Order: Caudata (Urodela), Family: Plethodontidae
6. A and C
7. B
8. Carnivores
9. Invertebrates?
10. Woodlands
11. The organism drops its tail in order to escape and confuse potential predators
12. Only A, B, and C (I think so)

I might’ve done these without my binder so... it’s probably all wrong :D

Nice to know that my question didn't completely kill off the thread. Mostly looks good to me. For #10 I was going for sphagnum moss, couldn't think of a good way to phrase the question . Your turn.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby The48thYoshi » April 5th, 2018, 8:53 am

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1. Identify this to the specificity of the official herpetology list
2. What is unique about the life cycle of this individual?
3. How many genera are in the family this belongs to?
4. What is unique about the family this belongs to?
5. How many coastal grooves does it have?
6. What is it’s primary defense behavior?
7. When is it most active?
8. What type of diet does it have?
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Unome » April 5th, 2018, 9:22 am

Wow I can actually ID this from memory!
1. Plethodon
The rest from binder:
2. They have no aquatic larval stage (tadpoles), juveniles are physically similar to adults.
3. I'll go with 28. The number varies quite a bit.
4. They have no lungs - breathe through skin.
5. 18-19 (sometimes slightly more or less)
6. Caudal autotomy (tbh no idea, I just took a reasonable guess)
7. Daytime (guessing)
8. Invertebrates - insects, worms, etc.
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