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Order Testudines Linnaeus, 1758

Superordinated taxons

Class Reptilia

English name: turtles

Subordinated taxons

Suborder: Cryptodira Linnaeus, 1758 - cryptodires
Family: Carettochelyidae Lydekker, 1887 - pignose turtles
Family: Cheloniidae
Family: Chelydridae - snapping turtles
Family: Emydidae
Family: Geoemydidae Theobald, 1868
Synonyme:
Bataguridae
Family: Kinosternidae Agassiz, 1857 - mud and musk turtles
Family: Testudinidae Gray, 1825 - tortoises
Family: Trionychidae Fitzinger, 1826 - softshell turtles
Suborder: Pleurodira Cope, 1865 - pleurodiras
Family: Chelidae Gray, 1825 - austro-american side-necked turtles
Family: Pelomedusidae Cope, 1868 - afro-american sideneck turtles

 

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