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Reptiles Guide

Cheloniinae

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Turtles
Chelonia mydas
 
Chelonia mydas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
 
Phylum: Chordata
 
Class: Reptilia
 
Subclass: Anapsida
 
Order: Testudines
 
Suborder: Cryptodira
 
Superfamily: Chelonioidea
 
Family: Cheloniidae
 
Genera
Chelonia
Eretmochelys
Natator

Cheloniinae is the subfamily of the family Cheloniidae. Its parent superfamily is Chelonioidea.

  • Class: Reptilia
  • Order: Testudines
  • SubOrder: Cryptodira
  • SuperFamily: Chelonioidea
  • Family: Cheloniidae
  • SubFamily: Cheloniinae

The members of the family, and genera that make it up, are:

  • Genus Chelonia
    • Chelonia mydas (Green Sea Turtle)
  • Genus Eretmochelys
    • Eretmochelys imbricata (Hawksbill Sea Turtle)
  • Genus Natator
    • Natator depressa (Flat Back Turtle) (Previously in Chelonia)

See also

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