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Shelled amniotic egg

Cleidoic egg

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Fluid filled sac of egg

Amnion

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Respiration & waste storage of egg

Allantois

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Gaseous exchange of egg

Chorion

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Type of scales with a ridge down the center

Keeled

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Order of turtles

Chelonia

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Amniotes that lack temporal opening

Anapsids

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Upper part of turtle shell

Carapace

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Flat bottom part of turtle shell

Plastron

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Similar to scales, formed in lower vascular layer

Scutes

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Turtles has what type of fertilization?

Internal

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What determines turtle sex?

Temperature

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Higher temp produces (larger or smaller) sex

Larger

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Male turtles have a ? plastron

Depressed

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Male turtles have a ? carapace

Domed

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Side-necked turtle sub-order

Pleurodira

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Side-necked turtle families

Chelidae & Pelomedusidae

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S-necked turtle sub-order

Cryptodira

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Snapping turtle genera (2)

Chelydra & Macro

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Snapping turtle family

Chelydridae

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Snapping turtles have ? tails

Long

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Alligator snapping turtles Genus/Species

Macroclemys temnicki

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Leatherback sea turtle family

Dermochelyidae

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Leatherback sea turtle genus/species

Dermochelys coriacea

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Loggerhead sea turtle family

Cheloniidae

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Loggerhead sea turtle genus/species

Caretta caretta

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Loggerheads reach sexual maturity at ?

Age 35

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Family of the tortosies

Testudinidae

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Soft-shelled turtles family

Trionchyidae

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Soft shelled turtles carapace lacks ?

Bone and Marginal lines

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Musk turtle family

Kinosternidae

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Musk turtle genus/species

Sternotherus odoratus

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Most diverse turtle family

Emydidae

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Box turtle genus/species

Terrapene carolina carolina

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Northern map turtle genus/species

Graptemys geographica

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Wood turtle genus/species

Glyptemys insculpta

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Spotted turtle genus/species

Clemmys guttata

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Northern diamond-backed terrapin genus/species

Malaclemys terrapin

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Croc sub-class

Archosauria

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Type of croc skull

Diapsid

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Croc teeth set in socket

Thecodont

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American alligator order

Crocodilia

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American alligator family

Alligatoridae

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American alligator genus/species

Alligator mississippiensis

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Bi-lobed male reptile copulatory organ

Hemipenes

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Asexual reproduction of female reptiles

Parthenogenesis

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Type of skull of reptiles

Squamata

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2 arches developed on the side of retile skull

Diapsid

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Diapsid skulls allows jaw to ?

Open wider

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Teeth fused to inner surface of jaw bone is?

Pleurodont

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Teeth attacked to the edge of the jawbone without sockets

Acrodont

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Lays eggs with little to no embryonic development in mother

Oviparous

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Internal fertilization, nourished by egg yolk, & a live birth

Ovoviviparous

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Embryo development in mother & live birth

Viviparous

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Fleshy tongued lizard suborder

Inguania

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Fleshy flap under chin of reptiles

Dewlap

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Family of lizards, anole, & iguanas

Inguanidae

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Inguanidae have (1) scales & (2) dewlaps

(1) small & (2) large

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Tongue is (1) and cannot be (2)

(1) short & (2) projected

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Fence, & horned lizards family

Phrynosomatidae

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Hard tongued Lizards suborder

Scleroglossa

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Olfactory sense organ

Jacobson's Organ

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Skinks family

Scincidae

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Glass lizard family

Anguidae

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Family of 2/3 of all snakes

Colubridae

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Eastern Slender glass lizard genus/species

Ophisaurus attenuatus

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Northern water snake genus/species

Nerodia sipedon

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Brown water snake genus/species

Nerodia taxispilota

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Ribbon snake family

Columbridae

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2nd most diverse snake family (venomous)

Viperidae

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The viperidae venom is found it ?

Pit organs

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Eastern cottonmouth genus/species

Agkistrodon piscivorus

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Northern copperhead genus/species

Agkistrodon contortrix

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Timber rattlesnake genus/species

Crotalus horridus

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Eastern spiny softshell turtle genus/species

Apalone spinifera

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Green Anole genus/species

Anolis carolinensis

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5 lined skink genus/species

Eumeces fasciatus

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Garter snake genus

Thamnophis

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Brown snake genus/species

Storeria dekayi

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Western diamondback snake genus/species

Crotalus atrox

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False northern map turtle genus/species

Graptemys pseudogeographica