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Definition of terrapene

terrapene
Terrapin Ter"ra*pin, n. [Probably of American Indian origin.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of tortoises living in fresh and brackish waters. Many of them are valued for food. [Written also terapin, terrapen, terrapene, and turapen.]

Meaning of terrapene from wikipedia

- Box turtles are North American turtles of the genus Terrapene. Although box turtles are superficially similar to tortoises in terrestrial habits and overall...
- The eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) is a subspecies within a group of hinge-s****ed turtles, normally called box turtles. T. c. carolina...
- Terrapene ornata is a species of North American box turtle sometimes referred to as the western box turtle or ornate box turtle. There are two subspecies...
- The common box turtle (Terrapene carolina) is a species of box turtle with six existing subspecies. It is found throughout the Eastern United States and...
- The three-toed box turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) is a subspecies within the genus of hinge-s****ed turtles commonly referred to as box turtles...
- The ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata ornata) is one of only two terrestrial species of turtles native to the Great Plains of the United States. It...
- The spotted box turtle (Terrapene nelsoni ) is a species of turtle in the family Emydidae. The species is endemic to the Sierra Madre Occidental in Mexico...
- Mexican box turtle (Terrapene mexicana) is a species of box turtle endemic to Mexico. It is sometimes treated as a subspecies of Terrapene carolina. It is...
- The Coa****lan box turtle (Terrapene coa****la), also known commonly as the aquatic box turtle, is an endangered species of turtle in the family Emydidae...
- Synonyms Testudo geographica Lesueur, 1817 Emys geographica Say, 1825 Terrapene geographica Bonaparte, 1831 Clemmys (Clemmys) geographica Fitzinger, 1835...
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