Testudines Linnaeus, 1758

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataReptilia

  • 274,849

    Occurrences
  • 728

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Testudines Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • terrapins eng
  • tortoises eng
  • Turtles eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted order

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

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.

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Reptilia
order
Testudines
family
64
genus
576
species
728
 
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Bibliography

Compiled by Hitchmough, R. A. ; Patterson, G. K. ; Daugherty, C. H. , King, C. M. ; Roberts, C. D. ; Bell, B. D. ; Fordyce, R. E. ; Nicol, R. S. ; Worthy, T. H. ; Paulin, C. D. ; Hitchmough, R. A. ; Keyes, I. W. ; Baker, A. N. ; Stewart, A. L. ; Hiller, N. ; McDowall, R. M. ; Holdaway, R. N. ; McPhee, R. P. ; Schwarzhans, W. W. ; Tennyson, A. J. D. ; Rust, R. ; Macadie, I. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, New Zealand living and recently extinct reptiles. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.

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.

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (119459668) has since been removed from the portal.