FAUNA MALAYSIANA

Animals of the Malaysian Region



Reptilia.

TESTUDINES.

TESTUDINIDAE , Tortoise, Kura kura.
Taxonomy: Unranked: Vertebrates, Phylum: Chordata, Subphylum: Vertebrata, Infraphylum: Gnathostomata, Superclass: Tetrapoda, Class: Reptilia, Laurenti, 1768 (= Sauropsida* Goodrich, 1916), Order: Testudines Linnaeus, 1758, (=Chelonii), Suborder: Cryptodira, Superfamily: Testudinoidea, Family: Emydidae (Rafinesque, 1815). Subfamily: Deirochelyinae

Red-eared_slider, Red-eared terrapin, Kura kura telinga merah


Red-eared_slider, Red-eared terrapin, Kura kura telinga merah, Species: Trachemys scripta
Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-eared_slider,
File: Imgp0097.jpg, Original Size: 4000 x 4000
Loc.: Pak Thong Chai, Korat, Thailand. Date: 20 January 2013

Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Emydidae (Rafinesque, 1815). Genus: Trachemys, Species: Trachemys scripta, (Thunberg, 1792), (Schoepff, 1792) Subspecies: Trachemys scripta elegans, (Wied-Neuwied, 1839).