Chelodina murrayi

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Chelodina murrayi
Temporal range: Late Miocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Family: Chelidae
Genus: Chelodina
Species: C. murrayi
Binomial name
Chelodina murrayi
Yates, 2013[1]

Chelodina murrayi is an extinct species of snake-necked turtle from the Waite Formation on the Alcoota Scientific Reserve,[1] north-east of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory of Australia. The species would appear to belong to the Chelodina novaeguineae group of species within the subgenus Chelodina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Adam M. Yates (2013). "A new species of long-necked turtle (Pleurodira: Chelidae: Chelodina) from the late Miocene Alcoota Local Fauna, Northern Territory, Australia". PeerJ 1: e170. doi:10.7717/peerj.170.