This male was caught as a subadult twice at the same place on November 30 and December 14.
Only one, no. 136358, a subadult, is accompanied by a skull.
These are expressions of age, rather than of geographic variation, in that the individual is a subadult (young of the year).
A similar figure for 72 subadult and adult females was 133 feet.
In museum specimens, the subadult pelage is much more noticeable because it can be compared with the pelages of other specimens.
For purposes of this study we had only to age the individuals into adult and subadult classes.
By the time adult or subadult size is reached, the plastron appears to have a pattern of pale radiations on a dark background.
On July 4, 1955, a subadult female was in the water at the edge of a pond.
Evidently, these glands are associated with sexual maturity in males because neither Sanborn nor I found them in subadult males.
Comparisons of subadult females indicate that these differences exist in the females as well as in the adult males.
adult a·dult (ə-dŭlt', ād'ŭlt)
One who has attained maturity or legal age.
A fully grown, mature organism.
Euphemistically meaning unsuitable for children: adult entertainment (1950s+)