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We are pleased to be able to present the Tewksbury Herpetological Institute's Complete Chelonian Taxonomy List

The Taxonomic Level Genus: Its definition and delineation. -   Scott Thomson


Distinguishing The Yellow Face Turtle and the Diamond Head Turtle (Emydura tanybaraga and Emydura subglobosa worrelli). -   Scott Thomson 

What exactly is a Golden Greek? - Darrell Senneke and Torston Blanck

In Search of Clemmys owyheensis In Idaho’s Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument - Ken Carlsen

Taxonomic Confusion - Why are Some Species on the WCT Web Site Listed Under More Than One Name?  - Darrell Senneke

Long Necks, Flat Heads and the Evolution of Piscivory -  Scott Thomson

Sexual Determination pages (by species) 

Subspecies Differentiation Pages 

Differentiating Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta ssp)  - Darrell Senneke 

Differentiating Cuora galbinifrons subspecies - Chris Tabaka DVM

Cuora galbinifrons bourreti  - Visual Determination of Subspecies - Chris Tabaka DVM

Cuora galbinifrons galbinifrons  - Visual Determination of Subspecies - Chris Tabaka DVM

Cuora galbinifrons picturata  - Visual Determination of Subspecies - Chris Tabaka DVM

Quiz: Name that Cuora galbinifrons Subspecies

Differentiating Indotestudo forstenii from  Indotestudo elongata - Chris Tabaka DVM

Differentiating Kinixys homeana from Kinixys erosa - Chris Tabaka DVM

Quiz: Name That Kinixys

Differentiating the two Subspecies of the Burmese Mountain Tortoise (Manouria emys emys and Manouria emys phayrei) - Chris Tabaka, DVM

Quiz: Name that Manouria

Morphometrics of Box Turtles - George Patton and Martha Ann Messinger

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