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Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Photo: Marion Haarsma

Classification

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

Classification

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

Names

Dutch name Soepschildpad
Alternative Dutch name Groene zeeschildpad
English name Green Turtle
Alternative English name Green Sea Turtle
Papiamento name Tortuga (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Papiamento name Turtuga (Aruba)
Papiamento name Tortuga blanku
Papiamento name Tortuka blanku (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Valid name Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Misspelled name Chelonia midas (Linnaeus, 1758)

Classification