Testudinidae


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Related to Testudinidae: Emydidae, Chelydridae, Trionychidae, Cryptodira, Chelidae

Testudinidae

[‚test·yü′din·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of tortoises in the suborder Cryptodira; there are about 30 species found on all continents except Australia.
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Vale la pena remarcar la existencia de un Testudinidae cf.
Palabras clave: Pleistoceno superior, Siluriformes, Ceratophryinae, Chelidae, Testudinidae.
Mas aun, ambas caracteristicas se encuentran presentes en conjunto en la familia Testudinidae, cuyo unico representante sudamericano es Chelonoidis y de este modo MMS 734 es referido con dudas a este ultimo genero.
The extant North American Testudinidae includes four species of Gopherus (agassizii, berlandieri, flavomarginatus, and polyphemus).
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.
Proximate pleural remain, Testudinidae Gray, 1822, emend.
Hyoplastron remain, Testudinidae Gray, 1822, emend.