Spot-legged wood turtle

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Spot-legged wood turtle
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Subclass: Anapsida
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Rhinoclemmys
Species: R. punctularia
Binomial name
Rhinoclemmys punctularia[1][2]
(Daudin, 1801)[1][2]
Synonyms[3]
Rhinoclemmys punctularia punctularia
  • Testudo punctularia Daudin, 1801
  • Testudo dorsata Schoepff, 1801
  • Emys dorsata Schweigger, 1812
  • Emys punctularia Schweigger, 1812
  • Chersine punctularia Merrem, 1820
  • Emys dorsualis Spix, 1824
  • Clemmys dorsata Wagler, 1830
  • Emys scabra Gray, 1831
  • Chemelys verrucosa Rafinesque, 1832
  • Clemmys (Clemmys) punctularia Fitzinger, 1835
  • Callopsis dorsalis Gray, 1863 (ex errore)
  • Callopsis scabra Gray, 1863
  • Rhinoclemys bellii Gray, 1863
  • Rhinoclemys scabra Gray, 1863
  • Geoclemys callocephalus Gray, 1863
  • Clemmys callocephala Strauch, 1865
  • Chelopus punctularius Cope, 1865
  • Geoclemmys callocephala Gray, 1870
  • Geoclemmys callocephalus Gray, 1870
  • Rhinoclemmys scabra Gray, 1870
  • Rhinoclemmys bellii Gray, 1870
  • Rhinoclemmys scabra var. bellii Gray, 1872
  • Rhinoclemys callocephala Gray, 1873
  • Rhinoclemys lunata Gray, 1873
  • Rhinoclemys ventricosa Gray, 1873
  • Nicoria punctularia Boulenger, 1889
  • Geoemyda [punctularia] punctularia Siebenrock, 1909
  • Geomyda punctularia Luederwaldt, 1926
  • Emys puntularia Pearse, 1945 (ex errore)
  • Geoemyda punctularia lunata Mertens, 1954
  • Rhinoclemmys punctularia punctularia Fróes, 1957
  • Rhinoclemys punctularia McDowell, 1964
  • Callopsis punctularia lunata Smith, Smith & Sawin, 1976
  • Callopsis punctularia punctularia Smith, Smith & Sawin, 1976
  • Rhinoclemmys lunata Fretey, Hoogmoed & Lescure, 1977
  • Rhinoclemmys punctularia Fretey, Hoogmoed & Lescure, 1977
  • Rhinoclemmys punctularia lunata Fretey, Hoogmoed & Lescure, 1977
Rhinoclemmys punctularia flammigera
  • Rhinoclemmys punctularia flammigera Paolillo, 1985

The painted wood turtle or spot-legged wood turtle (Rhinoclemmys punctularia) is a species of turtle belonging to the genus Rhinoclemmys of the family Geoemydidae.

Distribution[edit]

The painted wood turtle can be found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.[1]

Subspecies[edit]

  • Rhinoclemmys punctularia punctularia[1]
  • Rhinoclemmys punctularia flammigera[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Rhodin 2010, p. 000.115
  2. ^ a b Fritz 2007, pp. 242
  3. ^ Fritz, Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 245–246. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 

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