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Family Testudinidae Gray 1825 (tortoise)

Amniota - Testudinata

Invalid subtaxa: Caryoderma Cope [nomen dubium], Caryoderma suovianum Cope 1889 [nomen dubium], Geochelone annae Hay 1923 [nomen dubium], Geochelone cultrata Cope 1873 [nomen dubium], Geochelone ducateli Collins and Lynn 1936 [nomen dubium], Geochelone ducatelli Collins and Lynn 1936 [nomen dubium], Geochelone exornata Lambe 1906 [nomen dubium], Geochelone farri Hay 1908 [nomen dubium], Geochelone francisi Hay 1923 [nomen dubium], Geochelone gilberti Hay 1899 [nomen dubium], Geochelone klettiana Cope 1875 [nomen dubium], Geochelone peragrans Hay 1906 [nomen dubium], Geochelone undata Cope 1875 [nomen dubium], Testudo (Hesperotestudo) ducatelli Collins and Lynn 1936 [nomen dubium], Testudo (Hesperotestudo) farri Hay 1908 [nomen dubium], Testudo annae Hay 1923 [nomen dubium], Testudo cultrata Cope 1873 [nomen dubium], Testudo ducateli Collins and Lynn 1936 [nomen dubium], Testudo exornata Lambe 1906 [nomen dubium], Testudo farri Hay 1908 [nomen dubium], Testudo francisi Hay 1923 [nomen dubium], Testudo gilberti Hay 1899 [nomen dubium], Testudo klettiana Cope 1875 [nomen dubium], Testudo peragrans Hay 1906 [nomen dubium], Testudo undata Cope 1875 [nomen dubium]

Parent taxon: Cryptodira according to P. Meylan and W. Auffenberg 1986

Sister taxa: Acichelyidae, Adocusia, Bashuchelyidae, Chelydra, Chelydroidea, Chelyzoon, Chitracephalus, Cryptoderinea, Durocryptodira, Galvechelone, Geoemydidae, Glyptopidae, Glyptopsidae, Indochelyidae, Kayentachelyidae, Kinosternidae, Kinosternoidae, Meiolanidae, Nanhsiungchelyidae, Neusticemys, Panchelonioidea, Pantrionychia, Planetochelys, Platysternoidea, Selmacryptodira, Sichuanchelys, Thalassemydidae, Toxochelyidae, Trionychia, Trionychoidea

Subtaxa: Bellia, Cachuga, Damonia, Dipsochelys, Floridemys, Geochelone, Gigantochersina, Hadrianus, Hesperotestudo, Homopus, Impregnochelys, Indotestudo, Kansuchelys, Kinixys, Miotestudo, Nicoria, Psammobates, Sinohadrianus, Stylemys, Testudininae, Testudo

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Type: Testudo

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore