Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the superfamily Testudinoidea — pond turtles or marsh turtles.

Etymologies

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Emys +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Six reptile families of the order Testudines are represented in Canada: Chelydridae, Emydidae, Dermochelyidae, Cheloniidae, Trionychidae, and Kinosternidae.

    Turtle

  • Family Emydidae (Box and Water Turtles) (Source: Biodiversity Institute of Ontario)

    Reptile families

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