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Keeled Musk Turtle

Sternotherus carinatus (Gray 1856)

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Sternotherus carinatus (Keeled Musk Turtle) is a species of turtles in the family mud turtles. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary, diurnal omnivores. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 29 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Keeled Musk Turtle. View this species on GBIF