Hoge's side-necked turtle

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Hoge's side-necked turtle
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelinae
Genus: Mesoclemmys
Species: M. hogei
Binomial name
Mesoclemmys hogei
Mertens, 1967[1]
Synonyms[3][4]
  • Phrynops hogei Mertens, 1967
  • Mesoclemmys hogei Cabrera, 1998
  • Ranacephala hogei McCord, Joseph-Ouni & Lamar, 2001[2]

The Hoge's sideneck turtle (Mesoclemmys hogei) is a species of turtle in the Chelidae family. It is endemic to the Paraíba do Sul and Itapemirim River basins in southeast Brazil.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mertens, Robert. 1967. Bemerkenswerte Susswasserschildkröten aus Brasilien. Senckenbergiana Biologica 48:71–82.
  2. ^ McCord, William P., Joseph-Ouni, Mehdi, and Lamar, William W. 2001. A taxonomic reevaluation of Phrynops (Testudines: Chelidae) with the description of two new genera and a new species of Batrachemys. Revista de Biologia Tropical49(2):715–764.
  3. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 338. ISSN 18640-5755. Archived from the original on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Peter Paul van Dijk, John B. Iverson, H. Bradley Shaffer, Roger Bour, and Anders G.J. Rhodin. 2012. Turtles of the World, 2012 Update: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution, and Conservation Status. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5, pp. 000.243–000.328.

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