Red-faced turtle

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Red-faced turtle
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelodininae
Genus: Emydura
Species: E. victoriae
Binomial name
Emydura victoriae
(Gray, 1842)[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Hydraspis victoriae Gray, 1842
  • Chelymys victoriae Gray, 1872
  • Emydura victoriae Worrell, 1964
  • Tropicochelymys victoriae Wells & Wellington, 1985
  • Emydura victoria Cann, 1997 (ex errore)

The red-faced turtle, (Emydura victoriae Gray, 1841) is a medium-sized aquatic turtle inhabiting rivers, streams and permanent water bodies across much of northern Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gray, J.E. 1841. Description of some hitherto unrecorded species of Australian reptiles and batrachians. pp 51-57. in Gray, J.E. Zoological Miscellaney. London: Treutal, Wurtz and Co.
  2. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 334. ISSN 18640-5755. Archived from the original on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012.