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Volume 1, Number 2- July 1994

CONTENTS

Prologue

JOHN L. BEHLER, PETER C.H. PRITCHARD, AND ANDERS G.J. RHODIN. Editorial comment. P. 79-80

Articles

JOHN CANN AND JOHN M. LEGLER The Mary River tortoise: a new genus and species of short-necked chelid from Queensland,Australia (Testudines; Pleurodira). P. 81-96

C. KENNETH DODD, JR., RICHARD FRANZ, AND LORA L. SMITH. Activity patterns and habitat use of box turtles (Terrapene carolina bauri))on a Florida island, with recommendations for management. P. 97-106

DON MOLL. The ecology of sea beach nesting in slider turtles (Trachemys scripta venusta )from Caribbean Costa Rica. P. 107-116

MICHAEL E. SEIDEL . Morphometric analysis and taxonomy of cooter and red-bellied turtles in the North Americangenus Pseudemys(Emydidae). P. 117-130

PETER C.H. PRITCHARD. Comments on Chinemys paleaannamitica and certain other chelonian taxa based upon material from archaeological sites. P. 131-137

Notes and Field Reports

Husbandry and captive breeding of the parrot-beaked tortoise, Homopus areolatus.JAMEs E. BARZYK P. 138-140
Thermal limits of incubation in embryos of softshell turtles (Apalone mutica). MICHAEL V. PLUMMER, CHRIS E. SHADRIX, AND REBEKAH C. COX. P. 141-144
Reproduction of the cabequdo, Peltocephalus dumerilianus, in the Biological Reserve of Rio Trombetas, Pard, Brazil. RICHARD C. VOGT, VITOR HUGO CANTARELLI, AND ALBERTO GUERREIRO DE CARVALHO. P. 145-147
Maximum size and clutch size records for eastern painted turtles, Chrysemys picta picta, from mid-coastal Maine. ANDERS G.J. RHODIN AND GLEN H. MITTELHAUSER. P. 148-150

Translations

Status and conservation prospects of Testudo graeca L. inhabiting the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus. ALEXANDER A. INOZEMTSEV AND SOLOMON L. PERESHKOLNIK. [ 1985]. Translation from Russian by MARINA PROUTKINA, arranged by DEWEY I. WALLACE. P. 151-157

Commentaries and Reviews

Temperature controlled sex determination as a tool for turtle conservation. RICHARD C. VOGT. P. 159-162

Newsnotes and Announcements

Turtle and tortoise papers presented at the Second World Congress of Herpetology. P. 163-164
Chelonia Neotropica – a new turtle and tortoise newsletter from Brazil. P. 165
Chelonian Research Foundation Linnaeus Fund: 1993 grant recipients. P. 166
International Congress of Chelonian Conservation. P. 166
Second International Asian Herpetological Meeting. P. 167
23rd Annual Meeting of the Australian Society of Herpetologists. P. 167

Appendix

IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group address changes. P. 168