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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDermochelyidae Fitzinger, 1843 
AphiaID: 137000

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReptilia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTestudines (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCryptodira (Suborder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDermochelyidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCryptodira
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Genus Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDermochelys Blainville, 1816
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Horny skin smooth, scuteless; carapace black with seven narrow longitudinal ridges, white dotted plastron with five longitudinal ridges; upper jaw with a well-defined cusp on each side, giving the horny beak a W-shaped appearance when viewed from the front; large flippers without claws, the anterior pair much bigger, the posterior broadly connected with the tail by a web in adults <134>. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Spelled 'Dermochelyidae' in Richmond, 1997 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137000
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2005-03-29 08:12:19Z  changed  Claus, Simon
2005-12-27 19:49:34Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Dermochelyidae Fitzinger, 1843. In: Uetz, P. (ed.) (2014) The Reptile Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137000 on 2014-12-28
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