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Taxon: Genus Testudo Linnaeus, 1758 (reptile)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
Status: extant
   actualia - actual entities
  Status: extant
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
    Status: extant
       naturalia - natural bodies
      Status: extant
         Biota
        Status: extant
           "neomura"
          Status: extant
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
            Status: extant
               "neokaryotes" - mitochondrial eukaryotes
              Status: extant
                 "neozoa"
                Status: extant
                   "scotokaryotes" Cavalier-Smith, 1999
                  Status: extant
                     "podiates" Cavalier-Smith, 2013
                    Status: extant
                       Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
                      Status: extant
                         Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
                        Status: extant
                           Holozoa
                          Status: extant
                             filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith, 2008
                            Status: extant
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                              Distribution: cosmopolitan; Status: extant
                                 Epitheliozoa Ax, 1996
                                Status: extant
                                   Eumetazoa Bütschli, 1910 - eumetazoans
                                  Status: extant
                                     Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
                                    Status: extant
                                       Superphylum Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908 - deuterostomes
                                      Status: extant
                                         [crown] Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
                                        Distribution: cosmopolitan; Status: extant
                                           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
                                          Distribution: cosmopolitan; Status: extant
                                             [crown] Myopterygii - myopterygians
                                            Status: extant
                                               Superclass Gnathostomata Zittel, 1879 - jawed vertebrates
                                              Status: extant
                                                 Grade Teleostomi Bonaparte, 1836
                                                Status: extant
                                                   Euteleostomi - bony vertebrates
                                                  Status: extant
                                                     Sarcopterygii Romer, 1955
                                                    Status: extant
                                                       Rhipidistia Cope, 1887
                                                      Status: extant
                                                         Tetrapodomorpha Ahlberg, 1991
                                                        Status: extant
                                                           Osteolepidimorpha
                                                          Status: extant
                                                             Tetrapoda Goodrich, 1930
                                                            Status: extant
                                                               Reptiliomorpha Säve-Söderbergh, 1934
                                                              Status: extant
                                                                 Batrachosauria
                                                                Status: extant
                                                                   Amniota Haeckel, 1866 - amniotes
                                                                  Status: extant
                                                                     Class Reptilia Linnaeus, 1758 - reptiles
                                                                    Status: extant
                                                                       Eureptilia Olson, 1947
                                                                      Status: extant
                                                                         Romeriida Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe, 1988
                                                                        Status: extant
                                                                           Diapsida Osborn, 1903
                                                                          Status: extant
                                                                             Neodiapsida Benton 1985 [Laurin 1991] {Reisz, Modesto & Scott 2011}
                                                                            Status: extant
                                                                               [crown] Sauria Macartney 1802 [Gauthier 1984]
                                                                              Status: extant
                                                                                 Subclass Testudinata Oppel, 1811 [monotypic] - testudinates
                                                                                Status: extant
                                                                                   [crown] Order Testudines Wagler, 1830 - turtles
                                                                                  Distribution: Atlantic; Status: extant
                                                                                     Suborder Cryptodira Cope, 1868
                                                                                    Status: extant
                                                                                       Superfamily Testudinoidea Batsch, 1788
                                                                                      Status: extant
                                                                                         Family Testudinidae Batsch, 1788 - tortoises
                                                                                        Distribution: Africa, Europe, Asia, North, Middle & South America; Status: extant
                                                                                           Genus Testudo Linnaeus, 1758
                                                                                          Distribution: Europe & Asia; Status: extant
                                                                                             1.1 Testudo graeca Linnaeus, 1758 - spur-thighed tortoise
                                                                                            Distribution: Palearctic/Middle East; Status: vulnerable
                                                                                             1.2 Testudo kleinmanni Lortet, 1883 - Egyptian tortoise
                                                                                            Distribution: Palearctic/Middle East; Status: critically endangered
                                                                                             1.3 Testudo marginata Schoepff, 1793 - marginated tortoise
                                                                                            Distribution: Palearctic/Southern Europe; Status: least concern
                                                                                             2 Testudo hermanni Gmelin, 1789 - Hermann's tortoise
                                                                                            Distribution: Palearctic/Western Europe; Status: near threatened
                                                                                             3 Testudo horsfieldii Gray, 1844 - Central Asian tortoise
                                                                                            Distribution: Southern Asia; Status: vulnerable

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