Testudines

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataReptilia

  • 368,196

    Occurrences
  • 779

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Testudines

Common names

  • terrapins eng
  • tortoises eng
  • Turtles eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted order

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Reptilia
order
Testudines
family
62
genus
583
species
779
 
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Bibliography

Fischer, W.; Bianchi, G.; Scott, W.B. (1981). FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes: Eastern Central Atlantic fishing area 34, 47 (in part): 6. Shrimps and prawns, true crabs, Stomatopoda, bivalves, Gastropoda, Cephalopoda, sea turtles. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes, 6. Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada: Ottawa, Canada. pag.var pp.

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (117235966) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.