Pelusios marani

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Pelusios marani
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Pelomedusidae
Genus: Pelusios
Species: P. marani
Binomial name
Pelusios marani [1][2]
Bour, 2000[1][2]
Synonyms[2]

None

Pelusios marani is a species of turtle in the Pelomedusidae family. This species is endemic to Africa.

Etymology[edit]

The specific name, marani, is in honor of herpetologist Jérôme Maran.[3]

Geographic range[edit]

P. marani is found in Gabon and the Republic of the Congo.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Rhodin 2011, p. 000.215
  2. ^ a b c Fritz 2007, p. 348
  3. ^ Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M. 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Pelusios marani, p. 167).

Bibliography[edit]

  • Bour R. 2000. "Une nouvelle espèce de Pelusios du Gabon (Reptilia, Chelonii, Pelomedusidae)". Manouria 3 (8): 1-32. (Pelusios marani, new species). (in French).