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Tree of Life Media Contributed By Peter A. Meylan

ID Thumbnail Media Data
3416 turtle skeleton
Comments The turtle shell makes all members of this group immediately identifiable.
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Body Part This specimen has been prepared to show that the shoulder girdle and pelvis are enclosed within the shell, a feature that is unique to turtles.
Copyright © Eugene S. Gaffney
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Attached to Group Testudines: view page image collection
Title shellgirdle.jpg
Image Type Photograph
Image Content Specimen(s), Body Parts
ALT Text turtle skeleton
ID 3416
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Title turtle.jpg
ID 9589
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Title turtle1.jpg
ID 9612
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