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Chelonia mydas agassizii  Bocourt, 1868
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208663

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Chelonia mydas agassizii    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Chelonia mydas agassizii   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at   
  Reference for: Chelonia mydas agassizii   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wermuth, H. and R. Mertens  
  Publication Date: 1961   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Schildkroten, Krokodile Bruckenechsen   
  Publisher: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag, Jena   
  Publication Place: Germany   
  Reference for: Chelonia mydas agassizii   

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