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Chelonia mydas

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Scientific nameChelonia mydas Taxonomic rankSpecies
Author(Linnaeus, 1758) Valid nameyes
Taxonomic information Reference
Kingdom Animalia PESI webservices (simplified taxonony) (2012)
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Testudines
Family Cheloniidae
Genus Chelonia

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World Endangered EN IUCN (2013)


Title: Nomina Herpetofaunae Europaeae. Die Trivialnamen der Herpetofauna Europas.
Author: Stumpel-Rienks S E.
Publisher: Aula-Verlag Wiesbaden
Publication date: 1992


Scientific name Author
Testudo viridis Schneider, 1783
Chelonia virgata Schweigger, 1812


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