EMYSystem Family Page: Dermatemydidae
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Dermatemydidae (River Turtles)
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Original Description Gray 1870c : 49
Original name Dermatemydae
Common name River Turtles
Distribution As for the single species
Comments The original spelling of the family name was Dermatemydae. Reviewed by Smith and Smith (1979) and Iverson and Mittermeier (1980). Closely related to the Carettochelyidae, Trionychidae, and Kinosternidae according to Meylan (1987) and Gaffney and Meylan (1988).
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