EMYSystem Genus Page: Natator
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Cheloniidae (Marine Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Natator (Flatback Turtles)
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Original Description McCulloch 1908 : 126
Common name Flatback Turtles
Distribution As for the single species
Comments Removed from the synonymy of Chelonia by Zangerl et al. (1988) and Limpus et al. (1988).
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