Chelus fimbriata

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Chelus fimbriata

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Chelidoidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Stem: Parareptilia
Stem: Procolophonomorpha
Stem: Procolophonia
Stem: Pareiasauroidea
Stem: Pareiasauria

Ordo: Testudines
Subordo: Pleurodira
Superfamilia: Chelidoidea

Familia: Chelidae
Subfamilia: Chelidinae
Genus: Chelus
Species: Chelus fimbriata

Name[edit]

Chelus fimbriata Schneider, 1783

Type locality: Uprouague and Remire Island, French Guiana

Synonyms[edit]

  • Testudo terrestris Fermin, 1765 (nomen oblitum, non T.T. Forskål, 1775)
  • Testudo fimbriata Schneider, 1783
  • Testudo fimbria Gmelin, 1789 (nomen subst. pro T. fimbriata Schneider)
  • Testudo matamata Bruguière, 1792
  • Testudo bi-spinosa Daudin, 1802
  • Testudo rapara Gray, 1831 (nomen nudum)
  • Chelys MatamataDuméril & Bibron, 1835
  • Testudo raparara Gray, 1844 (nomen nudum)
  • Testudo raxarara Gray, 1855 (nomen nudum)
  • Chelys fimbriataGünther, 1882
  • Chelys fimbriataBoulenger, 1889
  • Chelus fimbriatusMertens, 1934
  • Chelus fimbriataIverson, 1992
  • Chelus fimbriatusGorzula & Señaris, 1999

References[edit]

  • Schneider, J.G. 1783. "Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Schildkröten, nebst einem Systematischen Verseichnisse der einzelnen Arten." Müller, Leipzig. xlviii + 364 p.
  • Chelus fimbriata at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 20 Jule 2009.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mata mata
日本語: マタマタ
polski: Matamata
português: Matamatá
ไทย: เต่ามาตามาต้า, เต่าใบไม้, เต่าก้อนหินยักษ์
Türkçe: Matamata
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