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Kinixys erosa (forest hingeback tortoise)

Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae

Taxonomy
Testudo erosa was named by Schweigger (1812). It is extant.

It was recombined as Kinixys erosa by Meylan and Auffenberg (1986).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1812Testudo erosa Schweigger
1986Kinixys erosa Meylan and Auffenberg p. 286

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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
Pantestudinidae
familyTestudinidaeBatsch 1788
genusKinixysBell 1827
specieserosa(Schweigger 1812)

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