Colombian wood turtle

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Colombian wood turtle
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Subclass: Anapsida
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Rhinoclemmys
Species: R. melanosterna
Binomial name
Rhinoclemmys melanosterna[1][2]
(Gray, 1961)[1][2]
Synonyms[3]
  • Geoclemmys melanosterna Gray, 1861
  • Clemmys melanosterna Strauch, 1862
  • Rhinoclemmys melanosterna Gray, 1863
  • Nicoria punctularia var. melanosternum Boulenger, 1889
  • Geoemyda punctularia melanosternum Siebenrock, 1909
  • Geoemyda punctularia melanosterna Mertens, 1954
  • Callopsis punctularia melanosterna Smith, Smith & Sawin, 1976
  • Rhinoclemmys punctularia melanosterna Fretey, Hoogmoed & Lescure, 1977
  • Rhinoclemys melanosterna Pritchard, 1979

The Colombian wood turtle (Rhinoclemmys melanosterna) is a species of turtle belonging to the genus Rhinoclemmys of the family Geoemydidae. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Panama.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Rhodin 2010, p. 000.114
  2. ^ a b c Fritz 2007, pp. 242
  3. ^ Fritz 2007, pp. 243

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