Pelusios sinuatus

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Pelusios sinuatus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Pelomedusoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Division: Archelosauria
Division: Pan-Testudines
Division: Testudinata
Ordo: Testudines
Infraordo: Pan-Pleurodira
Subordo: Pleurodira
Superfamilia: Pelomedusoidea

Familia: Pelomedusidae
Subfamilia: Pelomedusinae
Genus: Pelusios
Species: Pelusios sinuatus

Name[edit]

  • Pelusios sinuatus (Smith, 1838)

Holotype: RSM 1859.13.1684.

Type locality: “rivers to the north of 25° south latitude”, restricted to “the Crocodile/ Marico confluence, N. Transvaal, South Africa”, by Broadley (1981: 675).

Combinations[edit]

  • Sternotherus sinuatus Smith, 1838: pl. I, unpaginated [original combination]
  • Pelusios sinuatusHewitt, 1927: 371 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Smith, A. 1838–1849. Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa; Consisting Chiefly of Figures and Descriptions of the Objects of Natural History Collected During an Expedition Into the Interior of South Africa, in the Years 1834, 1835, and 1836; Fitted Out by “The Cape of Good Hope Association for Exploring Central Africa.” Published Under the Authority of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury. Reptilia. Vol. 2. Smith, Elder and Co.: London. [100] + 28 pp., pls. 1–78. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Serrated Hinged Terrapin
日本語: ノコヘリハコヨコクビガメ