Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Leatherback Sea Turtle Dermochelys coriacea

Classification

Dermochelys [genus] (1)
coriacea [species]

Classification

Dermochelys [genus] (1)
coriacea [species]

Names

Dutch name Lederschildpad
English name Leatherback Sea Turtle
Alternative English name Leatherback
Papiamento name Drikil
Valid name Dermochelys coriacea Vandelli, 1761

Classification