Caretta caretta Linnaeus 1758 (loggerhead sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Alternative combination: Testudo caretta

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Caretta according to A. Pérez-García and F. Ortega 2011

See also Berry and Lynn 1936, Chesi and Delfino 2006, Linnaeus 1766 and Pérez-García et al. 2008

Sister taxon: Caretta patriciae

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Italy (1), Mexico (1), United States (3: Florida)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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