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Terrapene ornata (Western box turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

Taxonomy
Terrapene ornata was named by Agassiz (1857). It is extant.

It was recombined as Cistudo ornata by Cope (1875).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Terrapene ornata Agassiz
1875Cistudo ornata Cope p. 53
1909Terrapene longinsulae Hay
1916Terrapene whitneyi Hay p. 8
1956Terrapene whitneyi Milstead p. 166
1956Terrapene ornata Milstead p. 168
2012Terrapene ornata Joyce et al. p. 179
2018Terrapene ornata Vlachos

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Pantestudinoidea
superfamilyTestudinoidea
Panemydidae
familyEmydidaeRafinesque 1815
genusTerrapeneMerrem 1820
speciesornata

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available