Activity, movements and activity area size in stinkpot
turtles (Sternotherus odoratus) in a southwestern Michigan Lake.
We studied activity and movements of stinkpot
turtles (Sternotherus odoratus) over two seasons in Brewster Lake near Hastings, Michigan.
Sternotherus odoratus--common musk turtle or stinkpot
feeding activity was bimodal, with a peak of activity between 0600-1100 h, and a less pronounced peak between 1600-1900 h.
Sternotherus odoratus (Latreille, 1801), Stinkpot
(formerly "Common Musk Turtle," see Crother et al.
In order of abundance the seven species of turtles currently inhabiting the lake are painted turtle (Chrysemys picta marginate), snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina), red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans), spiny soft shell turtle (Trionyx spiniferus), map turtle (Grapteinys geographica), Blanding turtle (Emydoidea blandingii), and stinkpot
turtle (Sternotherus odoratus).
The crash happened on the A4119 Ely Valley Road near Llantrisant on a section of road known locally as Stinkpot
Hill at about 1.
aestivus), Queen Snake (Regina septemvittata), Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus), Northern Map Turtle (Graptemys geographica), and the Stinkpot
In order of abundance the six species of turtles are Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta marginate), Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentine), Blandings Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii), Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans), Map Turtle (Graptemys geographica), and Stinkpot
Turtle (Stemotherus odoratus).
The accident took place on a stretch of road known locally as Stinkpot
Hill, a collision black spot which has claimed five lives this year.
The accident on the stretch of road, known locally as Stinkpot
Hill, brings the death toll this year to five people.
scripta, 31 common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina), 24 Texas river cooters (Pseudemys texana), and two stinkpots
(Sternothorus odoratus), all of which received unique marginal scute marks.
Just as we are about to morph permanently into stodgy old stinkpots
, we stumble across one of those favorite things.
are found in slow-moving, muddy-bottomed rivers and big streams, and the shallow, weedy coves of lakes and large ponds.