Maracaibo wood turtle

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Maracaibo wood turtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Subclass: Anapsida
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Rhinoclemmys
Species: R. diademata
Binomial name
Rhinoclemmys diademata
(Mertens, 1954)[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Rhinoclemmys dademata[1]'
  • Geoemyda punctularia diademata Mertens, 1954
  • Callopsis punctularia diademata Smith, Smith & Sawin, 1976
  • Rhinoclemmys punctularia diademata Fretey, Hoogmoed & Lescure, 1977
  • Geomyda punctularia diademata Ernst, 1978
  • Rhinoclemmys diademata Pritchard, 1979
  • Rhinoclemys diademata Pritchard, 1979

The Maracaibo wood turtle (Rhinoclemmys diademata or Rhinoclemmys dademata) is a species of turtles belonging to the Rhinoclemmys genus of the family Geoemydida found in Colombia and Venezuela.[2]


References[edit]

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