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Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle
Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766)

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

Scientific synonyms

Testudo imbricata Linnaeus, 1766
Chelonia imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766)
Chelone imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766)
Eretmochelys imbricata bibba Pritchard, 1967
Onychochelys kraussi Gray, 1873
Chelonia pseudo-caretta Lesson, 1834
Chelonia pseudo-mydas Lesson, 1834
Chelonia pseudocaretta Lesson, 1834
Chelonia pseudomydas Lesson, 1834
Chelonia radiata Cuvier, 1829

Other names

= Carey
= Hawksbill
= Hawksbill Turtle

Critically Endangered

Images

Eretmochelys imbricata - Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle

Author: Petr Adamec

Eretmochelys imbricata - Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle

Author: Zita Bukovská

Eretmochelys imbricata - Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle

Author: Mgr.Špačková Lucie

Eretmochelys imbricata - Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle

Author: Mgr.Špačková Lucie

Eretmochelys imbricata - Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle

Author: Mgr.Špačková Lucie

Eretmochelys imbricata - Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle

Author: Libor Prudký

juvenile animal

Eretmochelys imbricata - Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Eretmochelys imbricata bissa (Rüppell, 1835)
subspecies Eretmochelys imbricata imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766) - Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle
subspecies Eretmochelys imbricata squamata Agassiz, 1857 - Pacific Hawksbill Turtle

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [8005]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [96133221-771a-40d0-8368-ad428a55aaaa]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2015
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 Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766)]

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