Mexican spotted wood turtle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mexican spotted wood turtle
RhinoclemmysMexicanaFord.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Rhinoclemmys
Species: R. rubida
Binomial name
Rhinoclemmys rubida
(Cope, 1869)
Synonyms[1]
Rhinoclemmys rubida rubida
  • Chelopus rubidus Cope, 1870
  • Geoclemmys rubida Gray, 1870
  • Rhinoclemmys mexicana Gray, 1870
  • Chelopus mexicana Bocourt, 1876
  • Chelopus mexicanus Sumichrast, 1880
  • Emys mexicana Günther, 1885
  • Emys rubida Günther, 1885
  • Nicoria rubida Boulenger, 1889
  • Clemmys rubida Strauch, 1890
  • Nicoria rutila Gadow, 1905 (ex errore)
  • Geoemyda rubida Siebenrock, 1909
  • Geoemyda rubida rubida Mosimann & Rabb, 1953
  • Rhinoclemys rubida McDowell, 1964
  • Rhinoclemmys rubida rubida Smith & Taylor, 1966
  • Callopsis rubida rubida Smith & Smith, 1975
  • Rhinoclemys rubida rubida Pritchard, 1979
  • Chelopus rubidus rubidus Bour, 2002
Rhinoclemmys rubida perixantha
  • Geoemyda rubida perixantha Mosimann & Rabb, 1953
  • Rhinoclemmys rubida perixantha Smith & Taylor, 1966
  • Callopsis rubida perixantha Smith & Smith, 1975
  • Rhinoclemys rubida perixantha Pritchard, 1979
  • Rhinoclemmys rubida perixanthal Gosławski & Hryniewicz, 1993 (ex errore)
  • Chelopus rubidus perixanthus Bour, 2002

The Mexican spotted wood turtle (Rhinoclemmys rubida) or Mexican spotted terrapin is a species of turtle in the family Geoemydidae. It is endemic to Mexico.

Source[edit]

  1. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 246–247. ISSN 18640-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012.