Black river turtle

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Black river turtle
Rhinoclemmys funerea.jpg
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 one of nine species of turtle in the genus Rhinoclemmys, which is in the family Geoemydidae. It is found in Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 242–243. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012.