Hunan softshell turtle

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Hunan softshell turtle
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 2.3)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Family: Trionychidae
Genus: Pelodiscus
Species: P. axenaria
Binomial name
Pelodiscus axenaria
(Zhou, Zhang, and Fang 1991)[1]
  • Trionyx axenaria Zhou, Zhang & Fang, 1991
  • Pelodiscus axenaria David, 1994
  • Pelodiscus axenarius Bour, 2002

The Hunan softshell turtle (Pelodiscus axenaria) is a species of turtle, found in Hunan Province, China.


  1. ^ a b Rhodin 2010, p. 000.208
  2. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 318. ISSN 18640-5755. Archived from the original on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012.