Reptiles Database

Order Testudines
Suborder Cryptodira
Superfamily Chelonioidea

Family Cheloniidae

List of genera:

Subfamily Carettinae

Subfamily Cheloniinae

The subfamilies listed here are not accepted by Zug et al. (2001).


Naro-Maciel, Eugenia; Minh Le, Nancy N. FitzSimmons and George Amato 2008
Evolutionary relationships of marine turtles: A molecular phylogeny based on nuclear and mitochondrial genes.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49 (2): 659-662

Mlynarski,M. & Wermuth,H. in:
Klemmer,K., Wermuth,H. & Hediger,H., eds. (1979-1993)
Grzimeks Tierleben, Bd. 6: Kriechtiere
Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN 3-423-05970-2
p. 319-320

Zug,G.R.; Vitt, L.J. & Caldwell, J.P. (2001)
Herpetology, 2nd ed.
Academic Press San Diego, London, [...]XIV + 630 pp.