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Review of the ecology and conservation of the bog turtle, Clemmys muhlenbergii

R. Bruce Bury

Review of the ecology and conservation of the bog turtle, Clemmys muhlenbergii

by R. Bruce Bury

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Published by United States Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Bog turtle -- Ecology.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- United States.,
    • Reptiles -- Ecology.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 7-9.

      Statementby R. Bruce Bury.
      SeriesSpecial scientific report--wildlife ;, no. 219
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSK361 .A256 no. 219, QL666.C584 .A256 no. 219
      The Physical Object
      Pagination9 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4066632M
      LC Control Number79607014

      Bog turtle KL Edition Date – 03/29/ Researched and written by the Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo Education Volunteers • At the Zoo: Aquatic carnivore diet, fruit, crickets, pinkies (baby mice) Conservation Status • IUCN status: Endangered; CITES Appendix: I • Development in bog turtle habitat has caused draining and filling of many Size: KB. Biological notes on the Bog Turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii. Herpetologica Wetland hydrology and soil as components of Virginia Bog Turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) habitat.

      Start Preamble AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of document availability. SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces the availability for public review of a draft Recovery Plan for the allopatric northern population of the bog turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii).The bog turtle's northern population was listed as a threatened species on November 4, Bog Turtle Conservation. Bog Turtle Listing Status: Threatened. The bog turtle, Americas smallest turtle, is federally listed as Threatened under the Endangered Species turtles depend upon an open, sunny, spring fed wetlands with scattered dry areas, and . remained Clemmys muhlenbergii for over years, but, in , Holman and Fritz () rearranged the taxonomy of the Clemmys genus, and the bog turtle was incorporated into the Glyptemys genus [Agassiz ], along with the wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta). Distributed throughout the eastern United States, the bog turtle is geographically.

      The turtle is a brown color overall with a bright orange spot on each side of its head. The carapace of bog turtles measure 3 1/2 to 4 inches long. Bog turtles range from eastern New York, Massachusettes and adjacent Connecticut south through New Jersey and parts of Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. Conservation Status: Endangered; Bog Turtle Facts. Weighing approximately grams, bog turtle is the smallest species of turtle in North America. A mature male bog turtle has an average length of inches while the female has an average length of inches. The carapace is rectangular in shape and is narrower at the head and wider at the tail. Glyptemys muhlenbergii, the bog turtle, is a member of the largest and most diverse group of turtles, Emydidae. Until recently, G. muhlenbergii was included in the genus Clemmys, along with Clemmys insculpta (the wood turtle, now Glyptemys insculpta) and Clemmys guttata (the spotted turtle). It was found, however, that the wood turtle and bog turtle remained each other’s closest relatives.


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Review of the ecology and conservation of the bog turtle, Clemmys muhlenbergii by R. Bruce Bury Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Its most distinguishing feature is the large orange blotches on each side of the head. The shell and body are a dark brown with no distinctive markings.

The bog turtle can be confused with the spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata File Size: KB.Ebook, R. T. Turtles of New Jersey and the bog turtle in the Northeast. In: Tom Tyning (ed.), Status and Conservation of Turtles of the Northeastern United States, pp– Massachusetts Audubon Society, Serpent’s Tale Natural History Book Distributors, Lanesboro, Minnesota.