Cheloniidae


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Cheloniidae

[‚kel·ə′nī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of reptiles in the order Chelonia including the hawksbill, loggerhead, and green sea turtles.
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The overall neural shape is similar to all recent taxa of Cheloniidae except Lepidochelys.
Cheloniidae at Alexandria Aquarium by Hatem Moushir - Wikimedia commons 4- Attached to the aquarium is a small museum containing samples of preserved sea creatures from the Mediterranean, the Red Sea and the Amazon.
The green turtle (Chelonia mydas) is a large marine turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae, class Reptilia.
Se presenta la historia de las investigaciones, paleogeografia y situacion estratigrafica asi como las relaciones paleontologicas con otras especies de Trionychidae, Testudinidae, Cheloniidae y Psephophorus.
Beside the known representatives of the Trionychidae, Testudinidae, Cheloniidae and Psephophorus, the turtles include also a new species of Allopleuron The crocodile remains are poorly preserved and therefore only tentatively assigned to Diplocynodon sp.
Therefore, I believe this turtle represents a distinct taxon of eucryptodire that may be close to, or within, the family Cheloniidae.