Black river turtle

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Black river turtle
Rhinoclemmys funerea.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Rhinoclemmys
Species: R. funerea
Binomial name
Rhinoclemmys funerea
(Cope, 1875)
Synonyms[1]
  • Chelopus funereus Cope, 1876
  • Emys funerea Günther, 1885
  • Geoemyda funerea Dunn, 1930
  • Geoemyda costaricensis Kanberg, 1930
  • Geoemyda punctularia funerea Mertens, Müller & Rust, 1934
  • Rhinoclemys funerea McDowell, 1964
  • Geomyda funerea Campbell & Howell, 1965
  • Geoemydia funeria Fairchild, Kohls & Tipton, 1966 (ex errore)
  • Rhinoclemmys funerea Meyer & Wilson, 1973
  • Callopsis funerea Smith, Smith & Sawin, 1976

The black river turtle (Rhinoclemmys funerea), or black wood turtle is a species of turtle in the family Geoemydidae. It is found in Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Source[edit]

  1. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 242–243. ISSN 18640-5755. Archived from the original on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012.