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Kinixys  Bell, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208708

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Cinixys Wagler, 1830
    Cinothorax Fitzinger, 1835
    Madakinixys Vuillemin, 1972
  Common Name(s): Hinge-back Tortoises [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
                            SuborderCryptodira Cope, 1868  
                               SuperfamilyTestudinoidea Fitzinger, 1826  
                                  FamilyTestudinidae Batsch, 1788 – Tortoises  
                                     GenusKinixys Bell, 1827 – Hinge-back Tortoises  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesKinixys belliana Gray, 1830 – Bell's Hinge-back Tortoise 
                                        SpeciesKinixys erosa (Schweigger, 1812) – Forest Hinge-back Tortoise, Serrated Hinge-back Tortoise 
                                        SpeciesKinixys homeana Bell, 1827 – Home's Hinge-back Tortoise 
                                        SpeciesKinixys lobatsiana Power, 1927 – Lobatse Hinge-back Tortoise 
                                        SpeciesKinixys natalensis Hewitt, 1935 – Natal Hinge-back Tortoise 
                                        SpeciesKinixys nogueyi (Lataste, 1886) – Western Hinge-back Tortoise 
                                        SpeciesKinixys spekii Gray, 1863 – Speke's Hinge-back Tortoise 
                                        SpeciesKinixys zombensis Hewitt, 1931 – Southeastern Hinge-back Tortoise 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Kinixys    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Kinixys   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Iverson, John B.   
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Revised Checklist with Distribution Maps of the Turtles of the World   
  Page(s): xiii + 363   
  Publisher: Privately Printed   
  Publication Place: Richmond, Indiana   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9617431-0-5   
  Reference for: Kinixys   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P. P., J. Iverson, A. Rhodin, H. Shaffer, and R. Bour]   
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with maps, and Conservation Status   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chelonian Research Monographs, no. 5, v. 7   
  Page(s): 329-479   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at   
  Reference for: Kinixys   

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