Which of the two lineages has anterior pelvis fusion?
Which of the three Pleurodira does NOT have a mesoplastra?
What is a mesoplastra?
strip of bone devoted to bridge of carapace and plastron
Which family within Pleurodira has scales on its head?
Which family within Pleurodira has a cervical skute?
From which family do the snapping turtles come?
How are Cryptodira heads withdrawn?
Via vertical flexure
What species has the lingual lure?
Alligator snapping turtles
Which family used to be a part of Chelydridae, but was separated via molecular differences?
Which families are sea turtles a part of?
Cheloniidae and Dermochelyidae
What are horny skutes?
Platelike skull coverings
What is regional endothermy?
a counter-current mechanism that utilizes muscular heat which warm blood transferred out via arteries while cold blood is transferred in via veins, and the warm blood within the arteries also warms the incoming blood
Which sea turtle has a leathery skin covering?
Which family has the largest species of all turtles?
Which family is a monotypic river turtle?
Which Testudine family includes stink turtles and has 3 keels?
Which family includes the pig-nosed turtle?
What is the only exception to the only sea turtles have flippers rules?
How does a sea turtle swim?
With both arms in synchrony
Which family contains soft-shelled turtles?
Which Testudine family contains the Tortoises?
Which is the most terrestrially evolved and adapted family?
Which turtle family is one of the most widely distributed freshwater species?
Which turtle family includes the box turtles?
Which turtle has a slight sagittal crest and what does it indicate?
indicates a carnivorous species
What is the only brackish water turtle?
What is the most speciose turtle group?
Which two groups have deeply emarginated temporal areas?
Geomyidae and Emydidae
Which turtle has extreme sexual dimorphism?
The diamondback in Emydidae
Which family do red-eared slider belong in?
Which turtle family includes Lonesome George?
What turtle has a weakened/reduced lower jaw and why?
Dermochelys coriacea because it eats jellyfish
What is the name of the giant, ancient turtle?
What is the largest freshwater turtle in terms of carapace?
Which turtle family calls?
Which turtle relies on suction feeding rather than biting?
What is caudal autonomy?
self-dissection of tail
breakage of the vertebrae itself
loss in response to stress
Explain temperature dependence in lizards
Hot guys, and cool girls (which is opposite to that of turtles)
What reproductive mode does the Tuatara have?
grooves and folds which is the ancestral condition