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Chelonia mydas Linnaeus 1758 (green turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173399

Alternative combinations: Chelone mydas, Testudo mydas

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Chelonia according to O. P. Hay 1930

Sister taxa: Chelonia gwinneri, Chelonia oligocena, Chelonia parvitecta

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