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Olive Ridley Turtle
Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829)

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

Scientific synonyms

Caouana dessumierii Smith, 1849
Caouana olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Caouana rüppelli Gray, 1844
Caretta caretta olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Caretta olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Caretta remivaga Hay, 1908
Cephalochelys oceanica Gray, 1873
Chelonia dubia Gray, 1864
Chelonia multiscutata Kuhl, 1820
Chelonia olivaccea Velasco, 1892

Other names

= Olive Ridley
= Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
= Pacific Ridley
= Pacific Ridley Turtle

IUCN category:Vulnerable

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [9a977391-19d1-407a-b979-5d0fa4c49f32]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [11534]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Reptile Database - Search [genus=Lepidochelys&species=olivacea]

Reptile Database - Search [http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/] [as Lepidochelys olivacea (ESCHSCHOLTZ, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 20 December 2013
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 olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829)]

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