Physical Description

Morphology

Other Physical Features: ectothermic ; bilateral symmetry

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Ecology

Associations

Known predators

Testudines is prey of:
Actinopterygii
Procyon
Didelphidae
Alligator mississippiensis
Falconiformes

Based on studies in:
USA: Texas (Lake or pond)
USA: Florida, South Florida (Swamp)

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Known prey organisms

Testudines preys on:
algae
Tracheobionta
Plantae
carcass
Cyprinodontidae
Gambusia
Actinopterygii
Anura
Carassius auratus

Based on studies in:
USA: Texas (Lake or pond)
USA: Florida, South Florida (Swamp)
Malaysia (Swamp)

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Life History and Behavior

Reproduction

Key Reproductive Features: gonochoric/gonochoristic/dioecious (sexes separate)

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:1198
Specimens with Sequences:1367
Specimens with Barcodes:1047
Species:294
Species With Barcodes:282
Public Records:988
Public Species:273
Public BINs:265
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