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Pelomedusa subrufa  (Bonnaterre, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 949512

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pelomedusa subrufa (Lacépède, 1788)
    Emys olivacea Schweigger, 1812
    Pentonyx capensis Duméril and Bibron, 1835
    Pentonyx gehafie Rüppell, 1835
    Pentonyx americana Cornalia, 1849
    Pelomedusa nigra Gray, 1863
    Pelomedusa gasconi Rochebrune, 1884
    Pelomedusa galeata disjuncta Vaillant and Grandidier, 1910
    Pelomedusa galeata orangensis Hewitt, 1935
    Pelomedusa galeata devilliersi Hewitt, 1935
    Pelomedusa galeata damarensis Hewitt, 1935
    Pelomedusa galeata wettsteini Mertens, 1937
  Common Name(s): Helmeted Turtle [English]
    African Helmeted Terrapin [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
                            SuborderPleurodira Cope, 1864  
                               FamilyPelomedusidae Cope, 1868 – Afro-American side-necked turtles, hidden-necked turtles, African Mud Terrapins  
                                  GenusPelomedusa Wagler, 1830 – Helmeted Turtles  
                                     SpeciesPelomedusa subrufa (Bonnaterre, 1789) – Helmeted Turtle, African Helmeted Terrapin  

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  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   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at   
  Reference for: Pelomedusa subrufa, African Helmeted Terrapin [English], Helmeted Turtle [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: IUCN: Not Listed [Least Concern 1996]. TFTSG Draft 2011: Least Concern  



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