Order Testudines

Order Testudines


By chuck - Posted on 21 September 2010

Order Common Name: 
Turtles
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Chordata
Class: 
Reptilia
Order: 
Testudines

Eucarya > Animalia > Chordata > Reptilia >

Families of the Order Testudines

Family Common Name Photo Example Where?
Chelydridae Snapping turtles (NA) Here
Emydidae Box, painted, map and slider turtles (NA) Here
Kinosternidae Musk and Mud turtles (NA) Here
Trionychidae Softshelled turtles (NA) Here

References:

Nichols, Becky. 2007. Personal communication, Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Rock, Janet. 2005. Personal communication, Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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