EMYSystem Genus Page: Lepidochelys
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Cheloniidae (Marine Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Lepidochelys (Ridley Turtles)
range of genus Lepidochelys
approximate range
Original Description Fitzinger 1843 : 30
Common name Ridley Turtles
Distribution Tropical and subtropical seas; not in the Mediterranean
Comments Reviewed by Smith and Smith (1979)
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