- an edible, freshwater turtle, Deirochelys reticularia, of the southeastern U.S., characterized by a long neck and by the network of fine, yellow lines marking the dark carapace.
* * *▪ reptile(Deirochelys reticularia), edible freshwater turtle (family Emydidae) found in the southeastern United States. The chicken turtle has an exceptionally long neck and a finely grooved upper shell covered with an open network of yellowish lines on a brownish background. Shell length is usually about 10 to 15 cm (4 to 6 inches).The chicken turtle inhabits quiet bodies of water and probably feeds on both animal and vegetable material. It frequently leaves the water and travels about on land.
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Chicken Turtle — Taxobox name = Chicken Turtle status = LC image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Testudines familia = Emydidae genus = Deirochelys species = D. reticularia binomial = Deirochelys reticularia binomial… … Wikipedia
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chicken turtle — noun see chicken terrapin * * * an edible, freshwater turtle, Deirochelys reticularia, of the southeastern U.S., characterized by a long neck and by the network of fine, yellow lines marking the dark carapace … Useful english dictionary
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