Definition of Genus Terrapene
1. Noun. Box turtles.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Emydidae, Family Emydidae
Member holonyms: Box Tortoise, Box Turtle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Terrapene
Literary usage of Genus Terrapene
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1. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"The plastron of this species, and of the five other species belonging to the genus Terrapene, is hinged transversely near the center so that the shell can ..."
2. The Class Reptilia by Edward Pidgeon, Edward Griffith, Georges Cuvier (1831)
"In the third (constituting the genus Terrapene, Merrem), the middle and posterior lobes are also ..."
3. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1901)
"1895 H Taylor on box tortoises. Amer. Naturalist, xxix, pp. 756-757. Subdivides the genus Terrapene into various Si-nera, among which is ..."