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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
                                       Eubilateria Ax, 1987
                                      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
                                                 [crown] Superclass Gnathostomata Zittel, 1879 - jawed vertebrates
                                                Status: extant
                                                   Grade Teleostomi Bonaparte, 1836
                                                  Status: extant
                                                     Euteleostomi - bony vertebrates
                                                    Status: extant
                                                       Sarcopterygii Romer, 1955
                                                      Status: extant
                                                         [crown] Rhipidistia Cope, 1887
                                                        Status: extant
                                                           Tetrapodomorpha Ahlberg, 1991
                                                          Status: extant
                                                             [crown] Osteolepidimorpha
                                                            Status: extant
                                                               Superclass Tetrapoda Goodrich, 1930 - tetrapods
                                                              Distribution: cosmopolitan; Status: extant
                                                                 Reptiliomorpha Säve-Söderbergh, 1934
                                                                Status: extant
                                                                   Batrachosauria
                                                                  Status: extant
                                                                     Amniota Haeckel, 1866 - amniotes
                                                                    Status: extant
                                                                       Reptilia
                                                                      Status: extant
                                                                         Eureptilia Olson, 1947
                                                                        Status: extant
                                                                           Romeriida
                                                                          Status: extant
                                                                             Diapsida Osborn, 1903
                                                                            Status: extant
                                                                               Eosuchia Broom, 1914
                                                                              Status: extant
                                                                                 Neodiapsida Gauthier, 1984
                                                                                Status: extant
                                                                                   Sauria Macartney, 1802
                                                                                  Status: extant
                                                                                     Class Chelonia Brongniart, 1800
                                                                                    Status: extant
                                                                                       Order Casichelydia Gaffney, 1975
                                                                                      Status: extant
                                                                                         Suborder Cryptodira Cope, 1868
                                                                                        Status: extant
                                                                                           Superfamily Testudinoidea Batsch, 1788
                                                                                          Status: extant
                                                                                             Family Testudinidae Batsch, 1788, nom. corr. - 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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