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Testudo  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208712

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Peltonia Gray, 1872
 
    Medaestia Wussow, 1916
 
    Furculachelys Highfield, 1990
 
    Testudinella Gray, 1870
 
    Agrionemys Khosatzky and Mlynarski, 1966
 
  Common Name(s): Palearctic Tortoises [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 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  
                                  FamilyTestudinidae Batsch, 1788 – Tortoises  
                                     GenusTestudo Linnaeus, 1758 – Palearctic Tortoises  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Testudo graeca Linnaeus, 1758 – Spur-thighed Tortoise, Moorish Tortoise 
                                        Species Testudo hermanni Gmelin, 1789 – Hermann's Tortoise 
                                        Species Testudo horsfieldii Gray, 1844 – Central Asian Tortoise, Steppe Tortoise, Horsfield's Tortoise 
                                        Species Testudo kleinmanni Lortet, 1883 – Egyptian Tortoise 
                                        Species Testudo marginata Schoepff, 1793 – Marginated Tortoise 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Testudo    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Testudo   
       
  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: Testudo   
       
  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: Testudo   
       

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