kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more
return to main index
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
Click here for Freedom Breeder Cages
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Rattlesnake Friday . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Kissimmee - Oct. 21-22, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Denver - Oct. 21-22, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Hamburg Reptile Show - Oct. 21 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Colorado Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 21, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Long Island Reptile Expo - Oct. 22, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Richmond Reptile Expo - Oct. 28, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon West Palm Beach - Oct. 28-29, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Mid Atlantic Reptile Expo - Oct. 28, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph & Reptile Society Meeting - Oct. 28, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  All Ohio Reptile Show - Oct. 28, 2017 . . . . . . . . . . 

Re: Elseya irwini question


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Taxonomy Forum ]

Posted by Scott Thomson on February 26, 2002 at 22:26:39:

In Reply to: Re: Elseya irwini question posted by Scott Thomson on February 26, 2002 at 19:14:06:

Hi Ray,

just realised I did not fully answer your question.

E. irwini can be distinguished from the Cape York species (South Johnstone) by its eye color, the shape of the posterior carapace, plastron shape and a number of features on the skull. They also differ at 7% of allozymes. From the southern species (Burnett) by the reduced spiny projections of the carapace in E. irwini, Eye color, and a sweep of skull characters. Again they also differ at about 8% of allozymes.

Cheers, Scott



Follow Ups:



Post a Followup

Name:
E-Mail:

Subject:

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Taxonomy Forum ]