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Kemp's Ridley Turtle
Lepidochelys kempii (Garman, 1880)

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

Scientific synonyms

Caretta kempi (Garman, 1880)
Chelonia dussumierii Duméril & Bibron, 1835
Lepidochelys kempi (Garman, 1880)
Lepidochelys olivacea kempi
Testudo mydas minor Suckow, 1798
Testudo viridi-squamosa Lacépéde, 1788
Thalassochelys (Colpochelys) kempii Garman, 1880

IUCN category:Critically Endangered

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214778]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Lepidochelys kempii (Garman, 1880)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [11533]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Lepidochelys kempii (Garman, 1880)]
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 Lepidochelys kempii (Garman, 1880)]

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