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Chelonia mydas (Green turtle)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Deuterostomia > Chordata > Craniata > Vertebrata (vertebrates)  > Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates) > Teleostomi (teleost fish) > Osteichthyes (bony fish) > Class: Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fish) > Stegocephalia (terrestrial vertebrates) > Tetrapoda (four-legged vertebrates) > Reptiliomorpha > Amniota > Reptilia (reptiles) > Anapsida > Chelonia (turtles and tortoises) > Cryptodira > Family: Cheloniidae > Genus: Chelonia

Chelonia mydas (Green turtle)  

Chelonia mydas, Western Cape. [photo Rose B. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]