CHELONIIDAE Oppel 1811,

Mccranie, James R., 2015, A checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with additions, comments on taxonomy, some recent taxonomic decisions, and areas of further studies needed, Zootaxa 3931 (3), pp. 352-386: 379-380

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3931.3.2

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scientific name

CHELONIIDAE Oppel 1811
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FAMILY CHELONIIDAE Oppel 1811  , 4

(4 genera, 4 species). Oppel used Chelonii in his key to the Chéloniens.

Caretta Rafinesque 1814  , 66 (1 species) Caretta caretta  (Linnaeus 1758, 197)

Chelonia Brongniart 1800  , 89 (1 species) Chelonia mydas  (Linnaeus 1758, 197) Eretmochelys Fitzinger 1843  , 30 (1 species)

Eretmochelys imbricata  (Linnaeus 1766, 350)

Lepidochelys Fitzinger 1843  , 30 (1 species)

Lepidochelys olivacea  (Eschscholtz 1829, 3)