Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Photo: Marion Haarsma

Classification

Cheloniidae [family]
Chelonia [genus] (1)
mydas [species]

Classification

Cheloniidae [family]
Chelonia [genus] (1)
mydas [species]

Names

English name Green Turtle
Alternative English name Green Sea Turtle
Valid name Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Misspelled name Chelonia midas (Linnaeus, 1758)

Classification