Chelydra serpentina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Snapping Turtle

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Reptile

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Reptilia

Order: Testudines

Family: Chelydridae

Genus: Chelydra

Species: Chelydra serpentina

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations: None

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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