Colombian wood turtle

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Colombian wood turtle
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 one of nine 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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