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Pelusios subniger  (Bonnaterre, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 949515

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pelusios subniger (Lacépède, 1788)
 
  Common Name(s): East African Black Mud Turtle [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                            SuborderPleurodira Cope, 1864  
                               FamilyPelomedusidae Cope, 1868 – Afro-American side-necked turtles, hidden-necked turtles, African Mud Terrapins  
                                  GenusPelusios Wagler, 1830 – African Hinged Terrapins  
                                     SpeciesPelusios subniger (Bonnaterre, 1789) – East African Black Mud Turtle  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Pelusios subniger parietalis Bour, 1983 – Seychelles Black Mud Turtle 
                                        Subspecies Pelusios subniger subniger (Bonnaterre, 1789) – East African Black Mud Turtle 
       

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  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   
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  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: Pelusios subniger   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: IUCN: Least Concern (1996). SARCA Draft 2010: Least Concern (regional). Additional distribution information: Introduced: British Indian Ocean Territory (Chagos Archipelago), Glorioso Islands, Madagascar (historic),, Mauritius, Seychelles (historic)  
 

 

   

 
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