Brown wood turtle

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Brown wood turtle
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Rhinoclemmys
Species: R. annulata
Binomial name
Rhinoclemmys annulata
(Gray, 1860)
Synonyms[2]
  • Geoclemmys annulata Gray, 1860
  • Clemmys annulata Strauch, 1862
  • Rhinoclemys (Callopsis) annulata Gray, 1863
  • Chelopus annulatus Cope, 1865
  • Rhinoclemmys annulata Gray, 1870
  • Chelopus gabbii Cope, 1876
  • Emys gabbi Günther, 1885 (ex errore)
  • Nicoria annulata Boulenger, 1889
  • Nicoria gabbii Boulenger, 1889
  • Geoemyda annulata Siebenrock, 1909
  • Geoemyda gabbii Siebenrock, 1909
  • Rhinoclemmys gabbii Allee, 1926
  • Geoamyda annulata Park, Barden & Williams, 1940
  • Geoemyda annulaia Medem, 1958 (ex errore)
  • Geoemyda gabbi Pritchard, 1967
  • Callopsis annulata Smith, Smith & Sawin, 1976
  • Rhinoclemmys angulata Highfield, 1996 (ex errore)

The brown wood turtle or brown land turtle (Rhinoclemmys annulata) is one of nine species of turtles in the genus Rhinoclemmys, which is in the family Geoemydidae. It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.[3]

Source[edit]

  1. ^ Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Rhinoclemmys annulata. Version=2011.2 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 8 June 2012.
  2. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 241–242. ISSN 18640-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Rhinoclemmys annulata, The Reptile Database