Balkan pond turtle

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Balkan pond turtle
Mauremys rivulata captive.JPG
Mauremys rivulata.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Mauremys
Species: M. rivulata
Binomial name
Mauremys rivulata
(Valenciennes, 1833)[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Emys rivulata Valenciennes, 1833
  • Emys tristrami Gray, 1869
  • Emys caspica var. arabica Gray, 1870
  • Emys pannonica Gray, 1870
  • Emys tristram Gray, 1873 (ex errore)
  • Emys arabica Gray, 1873
  • Clemmys caspica orientalis Bedriaga, 1881
  • Clemmys caspica var. rivulata Boulenger, 1889
  • Clemmys caspica var. obsoleta Schreiber, 1912
  • Clemmys caspica cretica Mertens, 1946
  • Mauremys caspica rivulata Młynarski, 1969
  • Mauremys rivulata Bour, 1994
  • Mauremys rivulata rivulata Maran, 1996
  • Mauremys rivulata tristrami Maran, 1996
  • Mauremys caspica cretica Bonin, Devaux & Dupré, 1996
  • Emmenia rivulata Vetter, 2006
  • Mauremys rivulata cretica Bonin, Devaux & Dupré, 2006

The Balkan pond turtle or western Caspian turtle (Mauremys rivulata)[1] is a species of turtles in the family Geoemydidae.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Rhodin 2010, p. 000.112
  2. ^ Fritz, Uwe; Havaš, Peter (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology (At the request of the CITES Nomenclature Committee and the German Agency for Nature Conservation and funded by the Museum für Tierkunde Dresden and the German Federal Ministry of Environment) 57 (2): 149–368. ISSN 1864-5755. Retrieved March 27, 2011. 

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