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Taxon profile

infraclass

Testudinata

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  subclass Amniota

Images

Aldabrachelys gigantea - Giant Tortoise

Aldabrachelys gigantea - Giant Tortoise

Author: David Schovanec

Carettochelys insculpta - Fly River Turtle

Carettochelys insculpta - Fly River Turtle

Author: Ivo Antušek

Pelomedusa subrufa - African Helmeted Turtle

Pelomedusa subrufa - African Helmeted Turtle

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Functions restricted to taxon Testudinata

Important groups

Geoemydidae, Testudinidae - tortoises, Emydidae - common freshwater turtles
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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

order Testudines Linnaeus, 1758
Triassic: Upper Triassic – recent

Fossil taxa

genus Eileanchelys Anquetin, Barrett, Jones, Moore-Fay & Evans, 2009 inc.sed.
genus Laurasichersis Pérez-García, 2020

Links and literature


Data source info

Krumphanzl D.: Želvy
želvy světa
2004

Uetz P.: EMBL Reptile Database
[Data retrieved on: 12 January 2008]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon