Definition of Genus Terrapene

1. Noun. Box turtles.

Exact synonyms: Terrapene
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Emydidae, Family Emydidae
Member holonyms: Box Tortoise, Box Turtle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Terrapene

genus Taxidea
genus Taxodium
genus Taxus
genus Tectaria
genus Tectona
genus Telanthera
genus Tellima
genus Telopea
genus Templetonia
genus Tenrec
genus Tephrosia
genus Terebella
genus Teredo
genus Termes
genus Terrapene (current term)
genus Terrietia
genus Testudo
genus Tethus
genus Tetraclinis
genus Tetragonia
genus Tetragonurus
genus Tetrahymena
genus Tetraneuris
genus Tetrao
genus Tetrapturus
genus Teucrium
genus Thalarctos
genus Thalictrum

Literary usage of Genus Terrapene

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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