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Paucity of Genetic Variation at an MHC Class I Gene in Massachusetts
Populations of the Diamond-backed Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin): A Cause for
Author(s): S. Shawn McCafferty , Amanda Shorette , Julia Simundza , and Barbara Brennessel
Source: Journal of Herpetology, 47(2):222-226. 2013.
Published By: The Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
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Journal of Herpetology, Vol. 47, No. 2, 222â€“226, 2013
Copyright 2013 Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
Paucity of Genetic Variation at an MHC Class I Gene in Massachusetts Populations of the
Diamond-backed Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin): A Cause for Concern?
S. SHAWN MCCAFFERTY,1 AMANDA SHORETTE, JULIA SIMUNDZA, AND BARBARA BRENNESSEL
Department of Biology, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts 02766 USA
ABSTRACT.â€”The Diamond-backed Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin), endemic to the brackish marshes of the eastern and Gulf of Mexico coasts
of the United States, is a threatened species in Massachusetts with population