Testudines


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Related to Testudines: Squamata, Crocodilia, Lepidosauria, Sphenodontia
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2003), the scarcity of scientific information about Amazon Testudines makes difficult their cultivation at commercial scale to meet the demand for their meat, quite appreciated in urban areas mainly in North region.
La Estacion de Biologia Tropical Roberto Franco (EBTRF), adscrita a la Facultad de Ciencias de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, ubicada en la ciudad de Villavicencio, es el centro de recuperacion de especies silvestres en via de extincion mas importante en el pais; es una entidad encaminada al cuidado y la recuperacion principalmente de ejemplares de Crocodylus intermedius (Caiman Llanero) y Testudines, llevando a cabo investigaciones en el ambito sanitario, nutricional y reproductivo, lo cual permitira en un futuro cercano la repoblacion de estos ejemplares en su habitat natural (1).
One of the most notable changes since 1996 was new evidence for the rapid deterioration of species in the order Testudines (turtles, terrapins, and tortoises), especially freshwater turtles in Southeast Asia.
Mitochondrial DNA evolution at a turtle's pace: evidence for low genetic variability and reduced microevolutionary rate in testudines.
They found that the turtle clade (group that shares common ancestry), testudines, has been assigned to the wrong place in the reptile family tree, a discovery that "may not only change the way we look at turtles," suggests Rieppel.
El orden mas diverso de reptiles fue Squamata (trece familias y 32 especies), seguido por Testudines (tres familias y cuatro especies) y Crocodylia (una familia y una especie) (Tabla 1).
Observation on mammalian predation of Snapping Turtle nests (Reptilia, Testudines, Chelydridae).
El orden Testudines esta conformado por mas de 270 especies, que incluyen a las tortugas marinas, de rio y terrestres (Rivera, 2003; McArthur et al, 2004; Norton, 2005; Schumacher, 2007).
2005a; A Trionychidae (Reptilia; Testudines, Cryptodira) from the Pliocene of Costa Rica, Southern Central America.
The IUCN Amphibia-Reptilia Red Data Book, Part-1: Testudines, Crocodilia, Rhynchocephalia.