Definition of Malaclemys
1. Noun. American terrapins.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Emydidae, Family Emydidae
Member holonyms: Diamondback Terrapin, Malaclemys Centrata
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malaclemys
Literary usage of Malaclemys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"ON THE TURTLES OF THE GENUS malaclemys. By Prof. OP HAY, Irving- ton, hiil. ... THE paper discusses briefly the characters of the genus malaclemys among ..."
2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"THE paper discusses briefly the characters of the genus malaclemys among turtles, and some points in the nomenclature of some of the species. ..."
3. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1868)
"246 Nesting Habits of Diamondback Terrapins (malaclemys terrapin) on the Atlantic Coast of Florida RICHARD A. SEIGEL' Department of Biological Sciences ..."
4. Catalogue of the Tortoises, Crocodiles, and Amphisbænians, in the Collection by British Museum (Natural History), John Edward Gray (1844)
"malaclemys. Head very large, depressed, covered with a soft spongy skin. ... malaclemys concentrica. Testudo concentrica, Shaw, Gen. Zool. iii. 43, t. 9,/. ..."
5. The Batrachians and Reptiles of Indiana by Oliver Perry Hay (1892)
"Many interesting things are to be found concerning the closely related C. picta in Agassiz' work on the Testudinata of North America (£). Genus malaclemys ..."
6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"In the young of the diamond-back terrapin (malaclemys terrapin) these dorsal tubercles are greatly developed and consist of four or five globular masses ..."
7. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1893)
"That it cannot be malaclemys geographica is at once seen from the description of the jaws: "Mâchoire inférieure dentelée, ..."