EPPO Global Database

Dermochelys coriacea(DRMOCO)

Last modification: 2009-12-06

Basic information
  • EPPO code: DRMOCO
  • Preferred name: Dermochelys coriacea
  • Authority: (Vandelli)


One of the 7 living species of sea turtles, classified as "critically endangered" on the IUCN Red List

Common names
Name Language
Lederschildkröte German
leatherback turtle English
tortuga baula Spanish
tortuga canal Spanish
tortuga laúd Spanish
tortuga tinglar Spanish
tortue luth French
tartaruga liuto Italian
lederschildpad Dutch
tartaruga-de-couro Portuguese
гигантская морская черепаха Russian
кожистая черепаха Russian
havslädersköldpadda Swedish