Testudinoidea

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Testudinoidea
Midland painted turtle.jpg
Midland painted turtle (Chrysemys picta marginata) a species of the family Emydidae in the Testudinoidea superfamily
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines (=Chelonii)
Suborder: Cryptodira
Clade: Polycryptodira
Superfamily: Testudinoidea
Fitzinger, 1826[1]
Type species
Testudo graeca
Linnaeus, 1758
Families

Testudinoidea is a superfamily within the suborder Cryptodira of the order Testudines. It includes the pond turtles (Family: Emydidae), Asian turtles (Family: Geoemydidae), the monotypic big-headed turtle (Family: Platysternidae), and the tortoises (Family: Testudinidae).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rhodin 2011, p. 000.178
Bibliography