Turtle

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Turtles
Temporal range:
Late JurassicPresent,[1] 157–0Ma
Chelonia mydas is going for the air.jpg
Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Reptilia
Clade: Testudinata
Order: Testudines
Batsch, 1788 [2]
Subgroups[1]

Cryptodira
Pleurodira
an see text

Diversity
14 extant families wi ca. 300 species
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blue: sea turtles, black: land turtles

Turtles are reptiles o the order Testudines (or Chelonii[3]) chairacterised bi a special banir or cartilaginous shell developed frae thair ribs an actin as a shield.[4]

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