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Mauremys  Gray, 1869
Taxonomic Serial No.: 551753

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Annamemys Bourret, 1939
    Chinemys Smith, 1931
    Ocadia Gray, 1870
    Emmenia Gray, 1870
    Eryma Gray, 1870
    Cathaiemys Lindholm, 1931
    Pseudocadia Lindholm, 1931
  Common Name(s): Stripe-necked Turtles [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  
                                  FamilyGeoemydidae Theobald, 1868  
                                     SubfamilyGeoemydinae Theobald, 1868  
                                        GenusMauremys Gray, 1869 – Stripe-necked Turtles  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Mauremys annamensis (Siebenrock, 1903) – Vietnamese Pond Turtle, Annam Pond Turtle 
                                           Species Mauremys caspica (Gmelin, 1774) – Caspian Turtle, Caspian Terrapin 
                                           Species Mauremys japonica (Temminck and Schlegel, 1838) – Japanese Pond Turtle 
                                           Species Mauremys leprosa (Schweigger, 1812) – Mediterranean Turtle, Mediterranean Pond Turtle, Spanish Terrapin 
                                           Species Mauremys mutica (Cantor, 1842) – Yellow Pond Turtle 
                                           Species Mauremys nigricans (Gray, 1834) – Chinese Red-necked Turtle, Red-necked Pond Turtle 
                                           Species Mauremys reevesii (Gray, 1831) – Reeves' Turtle, Chinese Three-keeled Pond Turtle 
                                           Species Mauremys rivulata (Valenciennes in Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1833) – Western Caspian Turtle, Balkan Terrapin 
                                           Species Mauremys sinensis (Gray, 1834) – Chinese Stripe-necked Turtle 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Mauremys    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  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: Mauremys   
  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: Mauremys   

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