(also European pond terrapin)
Definition of pond terrapin in English:
A terrapin with a dark shell that is typically patterned with yellow, native to Europe, western Asia, and NW Africa.
- Emys orbicularis, family Emydidae
- The pond terrapin Emys orbicularis is. endangered in its northern range.
- The striped neck terrapin is said to be rarer than the pond terrapin.
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