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1 B-Division Herpetology Test By: Brooke Diamond

2 Rules: - Play each slide for 2 minutes and answer the questions on the test sheet. - Use only pages attached to your binder, you may not use stray pages. - Do not use electronics. (Unless you re using them to time 2 minutes on each slide). - Each question answered, black filled in, etc. is worth 1 point. There are 88 points total. - Have fun!

3 Slide 1 1. What is the common name of this turtle? 2. What is a significant way to identify this turtle? 3. Fill in blanks on answer sheet for classification.

4 Slide 2 1. What is the common name of this reptile? 2. What is one of the sounds this lizard makes while being defensive? 3. What is one nickname for this lizard?

5 Slide 3 1. What is the scientific name of this reptile? 2. What general area of the United States does this reptile inhabit? 3. Is this reptile a herbivore, omnivore, or carnivore?

6 Slide 4 Label the frog in your test booklet.

7 Slide 5 1. What is the common name of this reptile? 2. What is the average number of eggs laid by this reptile? 3. If the eggs are warm what gender are the kin of this reptile?

8 Slide 6 1. What is the genus of this snake? 2. What is a significant way to identify this snake? 3. Approximately how long do the eggs of this snake need to hatch? 4. What U.S. state is this snake protected in?

9 Slide 7 1. What is the family of the snake on the left? 2. Which one of these snakes is poisonous? (left or right) 3. What is the sign that one is poisonous and one isn t? 4. What is the rhyme to remember which one of these snakes is poisonous?

10 Slide 8 Circle True or False on your answer sheet All frogs are amphibians The shell of a turtle is also known as a plastron The box turtles are herbivores Chicken turtles spend most of their time in water Snapping turtles prey on other turtles All frogs and toads have sticky pads on their feet for grip Not all turtles lay eggs Loggerhead, Reed s Flatback, Olive, Flatback, and Kemp s Ridley are all types of sea turtles. Fully grown Mole Salamanders are 3-12 inches.

11 Slide 9 1. What is the common name of this salamander? 2. What is the order, family, and genus of this salamander? 3. What s the highest elevation this salamander lives in? 4. How large are these salamanders approximately? 5. When do these salamanders become sexually mature?

12 Slide What is the common name of this frog? 2. What do you call the stage of life the picture on the right is in? 3. What are two predators of this type of frog?

13 Slide What is the common name of this salamander type? 2. Is this type of salamander more likely to spend time on water or land? 3. What is one month this salamander breeds? 4. True or false, this salamander is nocturnal. 5. What is the status of this type of salamander on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species?

14 Slide What is the name of this turtle type? What is the family of this turtle? How long does it take the eggs of these turtles to hatch? Approximately how long do these type of turtles live in the wild? 5. Is this type of turtle an omnivore, herbivore, or carnivore?

15 Slide What is the name of this reptile type? 2. What are two different common names of species of this reptile? 3. What are two different predators of this type of reptile? 4. How long does this reptile typically live? 5. True or false, females of this reptile are bigger than males of this reptile.

16 Slide What is the common name of this snake? What is the latin name of this snake? What is one nickname of this snake? Do these snakes live primarily above or below the ground? 5. Are these snakes omnivores, herbivores, or carnivores?

17 Slide How long do these lizards live? 2. What does it mean if this lizard starts bobbing its head? 3. What is the status of this lizard on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species? 4. Will these lizards eat each other? 5. True or false, these lizards cannot camouflage.

18 Slide 16 Match the definitions to each herpetology related word: Ovoviviparous Terrestrial Viviparous Oviparous Vertebrate Semi-aquatic Plastron Carapace Nocturnal Insectivore A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. Lives on land but spends some or much time in water. Lives on land. The bottom part of a turtle or tortoise shell. Animals having internal skeletons (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish). Egg laying Reproduces by forming eggs which are retained, in shell-less form, inside the mother until they are ready to hatch. Bears live young rather than laying eggs. Eats only insects. Active at night. The hard upper shell of a turtle, crustacean, or arachnid.

19 The End!

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