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Black wood turtle

(Rhinoclemmys funerea)

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Description

Rhinoclemmys funerea is a turtle from the family Geoemydidae.The species was first scientifically described by Edward Drinker Cope in 1876.Originally,the scientific name Chelops funereus was used and later on the species was called Emys funerea.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Testudines
Family:Geoemydidae
Genus:Rhinoclemmys
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