Dermochelys coriacea

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Dermochelys coriacea

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Chelonioidea 

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.
  • Dermochelys coriacea Report on ITIS
  • IUCN: Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761) (Vulnerable)
  • 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, tartaruga-gigante
русский: Кожистая черепаха
ไทย: เต่ามะเฟือง, เต่าเหลี่ยม
Türkçe: Deri sırtlı deniz kaplumbağası
中文: 棱皮龜
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