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Emys orbicularis  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 551943

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): European Pond Turtle [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
                            SuborderCryptodira Cope, 1868  
                               SuperfamilyTestudinoidea Fitzinger, 1826  
                                  FamilyEmydidae Rafinesque, 1815 – pond turtles, terrapins, Emydid Turtles  
                                     SubfamilyEmydinae Rafinesque, 1815  
                                        GenusEmys Duméril, 1805 – European Pond Turtles  
                                           SpeciesEmys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) – European Pond Turtle  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Emys orbicularis eiselti Fritz, Baran, Budak and Amthauer, 1998 – Eiselt's Pond Turtle 
                                              Subspecies Emys orbicularis fritzjuergenobsti Fritz, 1993 – Obst's Pond Turtle 
                                              Subspecies Emys orbicularis galloitalica Fritz, 1995 – Franco-Italian Pond Turtle 
                                              Subspecies Emys orbicularis hellenica (Valenciennes in Bibron and Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1832) – Hellenic Pond Turtle 
                                              Subspecies Emys orbicularis ingauna Jesu, Piombo, Salvidio, Lamagni, Ortale and Genta, 2004 – Ligurian Pond Turtle 
                                              Subspecies Emys orbicularis occidentalis Fritz, 1993 – Magreb Pond Turtle 
                                              Subspecies Emys orbicularis orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) – European Pond Turtle 
                                              Subspecies Emys orbicularis persica Eichwald, 1831 – Eastern Pond Turtle 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Emys orbicularis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
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  Reference for:    
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Iverson, John B.  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Revised Checklist with Distribution Maps of the Turtles of the World   
  Page(s): xiii + 363   
  Publisher: Privately Printed   
  Publication Place: Richmond, Indiana   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9617431-0-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Emys orbicularis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P. P., J. Iverson, A. Rhodin, H. Shaffer, and R. Bour]  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with maps, and Conservation Status   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chelonian Research Monographs, no. 5, v. 7   
  Page(s): 329-479   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at http://www.iucn-tftsg.org/cbftt/   
  Reference for: Emys orbicularis, European Pond Turtle [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: IUCN: Near Threatened (1996). Distribution comments: Belgium (extirpated), Czech Republic (extirpated), Denmark (extirpated), Estonia (extirpated), France (Continental), Corsica [prehistoric introduction?], Italy (Continental), Sardinia [prehistoric introduction], Luxembourg (extirpated), Netherlands (extirpated), Spain (Continental), Switzerland (extirpated), Introduced: Czech Republic, Denmark, Spain (Balearic Islands), Switzerland  
 

 

   

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