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Common Snapping Turtle
Chelydra serpentina (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Testudines »  family Chelydridae - snapping turtles »  genus Chelydra

Scientific synonyms

Chelydra serpentina serpentina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Chelydra serpentina osceola Stejneger, 1918

Other names

= Florida Snapping Turtle

Least Concern

Images


skull

Chelydra serpentina - Common Snapping Turtle

Author: Pavel Zuber

Chelydra serpentina - Common Snapping Turtle

Author: Pavel Zuber

skeleton

Chelydra serpentina - Common Snapping Turtle

Author: Pavel Zuber

Chelydra serpentina - Common Snapping Turtle

Author: Pavel Zuber
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Related glossary terms

living fossil

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