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Green Turtle
Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Chelonia »  family Cheloniidae - sea turtles

Other names

= Common Green Sea Turtle
= Green Sea Turtle

IUCN category:Endangered

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Chelonia mydas agassizii Boucort, 1868 - Pacific Green Turtle

Chelonia mydas agassizii - Pacific Green Turtle

subspecies Chelonia mydas japonica (Thunberg, 1787)

Chelonia mydas japonica

subspecies Chelonia mydas mydas (Linnaeus, 1758) - Atlantic Green Turtle

Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214775]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [4615]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Moravec J. (2008): České názvy živočichů VII. Plazi (Reptilia) 1. Želvy (Testudines), krokodýli (Crocodylia), haterie (Rhynchocephalia)., Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 39 pp. [as Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN HR Check lists of Croatian Reptiles [http://www.dzzp.hr/dokumenti_upload/2011...] [as Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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