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1 See Chelonia.

2 (big-headed turtles, Platysternon megacephalum) See Platysternidae.

3 (Carolina box turtle, eastern box turtle, Terrapene carolina; European pond terrapin, Emys orbicularis; freshwater turtles, terrapins) See Emydidae.

4 (green turtle, Chelonia mydas; hawksbill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata; loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta; marine turtles) See Cheloniidae.

5 (common musk turtle, stinkpot, Sternotherus odoratus; mud turtles, musk turtles) See Kinosternidae.

6 (hidden-necked turtles) See Cryptodira; Pelomedusidae.

7 (leatherback, leathery turtle, Dermochelys coriacea) See Dermochelidae.

8 (matamara, Chelus fimbriatus; snake-necked turtles) See Chelidae.

9 (pitted-shell turtle, Carettochelys insculpta) See Carettochelyidae.

10 (side-necked turtles) See Pleurodira.

11 (snapping turtles) See Chelydridae.

12 (tabasco turtles) See Dermatemydidae.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Medicine and Health.


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