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** Loggerhead sea turtle **

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Loggerhead musk turtle.

Loggerhead sea turtle
Temporal range: 40–0 Ma
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Cretaceous - Recent^[1]
A loggerhead sea turtle in an aquarium tank swims overhead. The underside
is visible.
Conservation status

Endangered (IUCN 2.3)^[2]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Subclass: Anapsida
Order: Testudines
Superfamily: Chelonioidea
Family: Cheloniidae^[3]
Genus: /*Caretta*/
Rafinesque, 1814
Species: /*C. caretta*/
Binomial name
*/Caretta caretta/*
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Cypron-Range Caretta caretta.svg
Loggerhead sea turtle range
Species synonymy

· /Testudo caretta/
Linnaeus, 1758
· /Testudo cephalo/
Schneider, 1783
· /Testudo nasicornis/
Lacépède, 1788
· /Testudo caouana/
Lacépède, 1788
· /Chelone caretta/
Brongniart, 1805
· /Chelonia caouanna/
Schweigger, 1812
· /Caretta nasuta/
Rafinesque, 1814
· /Chelonia cavanna/
Oken, 1816
· /Caretta atra/
Merrem, 1820
· /Caretta cephalo/
Merrem, 1820
· /Caretta nasicornis/
Merrem, 1820
· /Chelonia caretta/
Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1828
· /Testudo corianna/
Gray, 1831
· /Chelonia pelasgorum/
Valenciennes /in/ Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1833
· /Chelonia cephalo/
Gray, 1829
· /Chelonia (Caretta) cephalo/
Lesson /in/ Bélanger, 1834
· /Chelonia caouanna/
Duméril & Bibron, 1835
· /Chelonia (Thalassochelys) caouana/
Fitzinger, 1836
· /Chelonia (Thalassochelys) atra/
Fitzinger, 1836
· /Thalassochelys caretta/
Bonaparte, 1838
· /Chelonia (Caouanna) cephalo/
Cocteau /in/ Cocteau & Bibron /in/ Ramon de la Sagra, 1838
· /Halichelys atra/
Fitzinger, 1843
· /Caounana caretta/
Gray, 1844
· /Caouana elongata/
Gray, 1844
· /Thalassochelys caouana/
Agassiz, 1857
· /Thalassochelys corticata/
Girard, 1858
· /Chelonia corticata/
Strauch, 1862
· /Thalassochelys elongata/
Strauch, 1862
· /Thalassochelys caouana/
Nardo, 1864
· /Eremonia elongata/
Gray, 1873
· /Caretta caretta/


Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loggerhead_sea_turtle

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