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Testudines  Batsch, 1788
Taxonomic Serial No.: 948936

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Testudines Linnaeus, 1758
    Testudinea Batsch, 1796
    Cataphractae Link, 1807
    Chelonites Burmeister, 1837
    Testudina Fry, 1850
    Pantestudines Joyce, Parham and Gauthier, 2004
  Common Name(s): tortues [French]
    Turtles [English]
    Terrapins [English]
    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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
    Direct Children:  
                            Suborder Cryptodira Cope, 1868  
                            Suborder Pleurodira Cope, 1864  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: The Reptile Database - 03-2013, database (version 3/2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Maintained by Peter Uetz et al., and found at   
  Reference for: Testudines   
  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: Testudines   

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