emys

\\ˈēmə̇s, ˈem-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek emys freshwater tortoise
: a small genus of turtles (family Emydidae) including the common European pond tortoise (E. orbicularis) and a No. American tortoise (E. blandingii)

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  • emys — emys; pseud·emys; …   English syllables

  • Emys — Emys, Flußschildkröte, Gattung aus der Familie der Süßwasserschildkröten, s. Flußschildkröte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Emys — Cistude Cistude …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Emys — Emys …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Emys — Taxobox name = Emys image width = 250px image caption = European Pond Terrapin regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia subclassis = Anapsida ordo = Testudines subordo = Cryptodira superfamilia = Testudinoidea familia = Emydidae… …   Wikipedia

  • emys — émyde [emid] ou emys [emis] n. f. ÉTYM. 1839; du grec emus « tortue ». ❖ ♦ Zool. Tortue d eau douce. ⇒ Cistude. ➪ tableau Noms de reptiles non fossiles …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Emys orbicularis — Europäische Sumpfschildkröte Europäische Sumpfschildkröte (Emys orbicularis) Systematik Ordnung: Schildkröten (Testudinata) Unterordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Emys orbicularis —   Galápago europeo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Emys orbicularis — Cistude Cistude …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Emys trinacris — Emys trinacris …   Wikipédia en Français

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