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Terrapene nelsoni

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

Taxonomy
Terrapene nelsoni was named by Stejneger (1925). It is extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Terrapene nelsoni Stejneger
1956Terrapene nelsoni Milstead p. 168
2012Terrapene nelsoni Joyce et al. p. 185
2014Terrapene nelsoni van Dijk et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Pantestudinoidea
superfamilyTestudinoidea
familyEmydidaeRafinesque 1815
genusTerrapeneMerrem 1820
speciesnelsoniStejneger 1925

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.

Terrapene nelsoni Stejneger 1925
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Body part: carapaceg
Adult length: 0.1 to < 1.0g
Grouping: solitaryg
Environment: terrestrialg
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingg
Diet: omnivoreg
Reproduction: oviparousg
Created: 2005-08-26 07:12:19
Modified: 2005-08-26 09:12:19
Source: g = genus, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Ernst and Barbour 1989, Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988
Collections
No collection or age range data are available