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Testudo carolina carolina Linnaeus 1758 (Eastern box turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100190

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 Testudo carolina according to W. Auffenberg 1967

Sister taxa: Testudo carolina bauri, Testudo carolina longinsulae, Testudo carolina major, Testudo carolina triunguis

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore