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Malaclemys terrapin (diamondback terrapin)

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

Taxonomy
Testudo terrapin was named by Schoepff (1793). It is extant. It is the type species of Malaclemys.

It was recombined as Malaclemys terrapin by Simoes and Chambers (1999) and Parham et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1793Testudo terrapin Schoepff
1999Malaclemys terrapin Simoes and Chambers p. 241
2008Malaclemys terrapin Parham et al.

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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
subfamilyDeirochelyinaeAgassiz 1857
genusMalaclemysGray 1844
speciesterrapin(Schoepff 1793)

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