EMYSystem Genus Page: Eretmochelys
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Cheloniidae (Marine Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Eretmochelys (Hawksbill Turtles)
range of genus Eretmochelys
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Original Description Fitzinger 1843 : 30
Common name Hawksbill Turtles
Distribution As for the single species
Comments Reviewed by Smith and Smith (1979). Brongersma (1972) discussed the confusion between this genus and Caretta.
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