carapace

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Synonyms for carapace

hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

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Although in text Hallowell described his specimen to have a "length of carapax [sic], 6 1/2 inches, measured along curvature superiorly," the plate was subsequently described in the "Explanation of the Plates" as "Half natural size," suggesting Richard's model measured just shy of 8 inches in length tip-to-tip (straight-line carapace length).
Sobre el destino acontecido con estos animales, lo unico que se conoce es la captura de dos ejemplares adultos, uno de aproximadamente 40 cm de longitud recta del carapax, obtenido en 1985 en la cienaga de San Marcos (Sucre), en la cuenca del Rio San Jorge, afluente a su vez del bajo Cauca y un segundo individuo depositado en las colecciones faunisticas del Instituto Humboldt, bajo el numero (IND-R 1728), procedente del corregimiento de Ventura, 10 kms al suroeste de Guaranda en el Departamento de Bolivar.
There are exactly the same morphological features in the anterior part of the internal mold from Trbovlje (former Trifail) in Slovenia and in the anterior visceral region of the carapax from Oberleichtersbach.
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