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species

Leatherback Turtle
Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Chelonia »  family Dermochelyidae - leatherback turtles

Scientific synonyms

Chelone coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)
Chelonia coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)
Chelyra coriacca (Vandelli, 1761)
Chelyra coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)
Coriudo coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)
Testudo arcuata Catesby, 1771
Testudo coriacea Vandelli, 1761
Testudo lyra Lacépède, 1788

Other names

= Leatherback
= Leatherback Sea Turtle
= Leathery Sea Turtle

IUCN category:Critically Endangered

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Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214782]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [6494]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Reptile Database - Search [genus=Dermochelys&species=coriacea]

Reptile Database - Search [http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/] [as Dermochelys coriacea (VANDELLI, 1761)]
Data retrieved on: 21 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 Dermochelys coriacea (Vandellius, 1761)]
EN HR Check lists of Croatian Reptiles [http://www.dzzp.hr/dokumenti_upload/2011...] [as Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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