Definition of Painted terrapin
1. Noun. Freshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings; common in the eastern United States.
Generic synonyms: Turtle
Group relationships: Chrysemys, Genus Chrysemys
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Literary usage of Painted terrapin
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1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Dark olive above; shields with wide, yellowish EASTERN painted terrapin, ... BELL'S painted terrapin. C. belli. b. No red markings on upper or lower margins ..."
2. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"The price has risen from twenty-five cents for a large specimen to seventy dollars per dozen for small ones (Horna- day). FIG. 445. — The painted terrapin ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"The " painted terrapin " is one of the few species of which, thanks to L. Agassiz,i complete data of growth from the new FIG. 76. ..."
4. Educational Method by National education association of the United States Dept. of supervisors and directors of instruction (1922)
"Mildred's mother was very much pleased and she said Mildred could wear socks when the next warm day comes. THE painted terrapin On April 15, ..."
5. True Indian Stories: With Glossary of Indiana Indian Names by Jacob Piatt Dunn (1908)
"But when it came to translation the interpreters knew no specific English name for the painted terrapin, and, as it is a little turtle, never growing more ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"painted terrapin or TORTOISE. See TURTLE. PAINTING, in the fullest meaning of the word, signifies the application of color to any surface, for the purpose ..."
7. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organizationby Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1831)
"painted terrapin. Emys Picta, Schw. Schoeff, t. 4. Shell oblong, flattish, smooth, olive; shields pale edged ; head and neck yellow lined. Young. ..."