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Sternothaerus odoratus (common musk turtle)

Taxonomy
Testudo odorata was named by Latreille (1802). It is extant.

It was recombined as Sternothaerus odoratus by Moll and Williams (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1802Testudo odorata Latreille
1963Sternothaerus odoratus Moll and Williams p. 157

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RankNameAuthor
genusSternothaerusGray 1825
RankNameAuthor
speciesodoratus(Latreille 1802)

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