Testudinoidea

Testudinoidea is a superfamily within the suborder Cryptodira of the order Testudines. It includes the pond turtles (Family: Emydidae), Asian turtles (Family: Geoemydidae), the monotypic big-headed turtle (Family: Platysternidae), and the tortoises (Family: Testudinidae).

Testudinoidea
Midland painted turtle.jpg
Midland painted turtle (Chrysemys picta marginata) a species of the family Emydidae in the Testudinoidea superfamily
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Clade: Polycryptodira
Superfamily: Testudinoidea
Fitzinger, 1826[1]
Type species
Testudo graeca
Linnaeus, 1758
Families

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rhodin 2011, p. 000.178
Bibliography
  • Rhodin, Anders G.J.; van Dijk, Peter Paul; Inverson, John B.; Shaffer, H. Bradley; Roger, Bour (2011-12-31). "Turtles of the world, 2011 update: Annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution and conservation status" (PDF). Chelonian Research Monographs. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-01-22.