Dermochelys coriacea

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Dermochelys coriacea

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Chelonioidea

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

Ordo: Testudines
Subordo: Cryptodira
Superfamilia: Chelonioidea

Familia: Dermochelyidae
Genus: Dermochelys
Species: Dermochelys coriacea

Name[edit]

Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Hitchmough, R.A.; Patterson, G.K.; Daugherty, C.H. (compilers) 2009: New Zealand living and recently extinct reptiles. P. 542 in: King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson A.J.D.; Rust, S.; McCadie, I. 2009: Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. Pp. 431-551 in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) 2009: New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume 1. Kingdom Animalia. Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, New Zealand. ISBN 978-1-877257-72-8
  • Jacques Fretey, Alexis Billes, Manjula Tiwari, 2007: Leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea, Nesting Along the Atlantic Coast of Africa. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 6(1): 126-129.
  • Jesús Tomás, Brendan J. Godley, Javier Castroviejo, Juan A. Raga. 2010: Critically important nesting habitat for sea turtles of West Africa. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19(9): 2699-2714.
  • Spotila, J.R., Reina, R.D., Steyermark, A.C., Plotkin, P.T. and Paladino, F.V. 2000: Pacific leatherback faces extinction. Nature, 405: 529-530.
  • Paladino, F.V., O'Connor, M.P. & Spotila, J.R. 1990: Metabolism of leatherback turtles, gigantothermy, and thermoregulation of dinosaurs. Nature, 344: 858-860.
  • James, M.C. & Herman, T.B. 2001: Feeding of Dermochelys coriacea on medusae in the northwest Atlantic. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 4: 202-205.
  • Roskov Y., Kunze T., Orrell T., Abucay L., Paglinawan L., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Decock W., De Wever A., Didžiulis V., eds. (2014) Dermochelys coriacea in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 17th March 2014. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • IUCN: Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761) (Critically Endangered)
  • Listed animal in CITES Appendix I

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Lederschildkröte
Ελληνικά: Δερματοχελώνα
English: Leatherback turtle
español: Tortuga laúd
Esperanto: Leddorsa martestudo
français: Tortue luth
한국어: 장수거북
hrvatski: Sedmopruga usminjača
italiano: Tartaruga liuto
עברית: צב ים גילדי
magyar: Kérgesteknős
Nederlands: Lederschildpad
日本語: オサガメ
norsk bokmål: Havlærskilpadde
polski: Żółw skórzasty
português: Tartaruga-de-couro
русский: Кожистая черепаха
ไทย: เต่ามะเฟือง, เต่าเหลี่ยม
Türkçe: Deri sırtlı deniz kaplumbağası
中文: 棱皮龜
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