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Macrochelys temminckii (Alligator Snapping Turtle) is a species of turtles in the family Chelydridae. They are listed in cites appendix iii. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious and oviparous. They have parental care (female provides care).

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  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
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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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Alligator Snapping Turtle. View this species on GBIF