EMYSystem Species Page: Rhinoclemmys funerea
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Rhinoclemmys (Neotropical Wood Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Rhinoclemmys funerea (Black Wood Turtle)
range of species Rhinoclemmys funerea
approximate range
Original Description Cope 1875b : 154
Type Locality "Limon" [= Puerto Limón, Costa Rica]
Syntypes (4 specimens) USNM 45000; USNM 45001; USNM 46134; USNM 46135
Original name Chelopus funereus
Common name Black Wood Turtle
Distribution From the Coco River on the Honduras-Nicaragua border to central Panama along the Caribbean versant
Comments Reviewed by Ernst (1980c).
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