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Testudo carolina major (Gulf Coast box turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

Taxonomy
Testudo carolina major was named by Agassiz (1857). It is extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Testudo carolina major Agassiz
1956Testudo carolina major Milstead p. 165
1967Testudo carolina major Auffenberg p. 319

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Pantestudinoidea
superfamilyTestudinoidea
Panemydidae
familyEmydidaeRafinesque 1815
genusTestudoMerrem 1820
speciescarolina()
subspeciesmajorAgassiz 1857

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