Red-bellied short-necked turtle

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Red-bellied short-necked turtle
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelodininae
Genus: Emydura
Species: E. subglobosa
Binomial name
Emydura subglobosa
(Krefft, 1876)[1]
Synonyms[2]

Emydura subglobosa subglobosa

Emydura subglobosa worrelli

  • Tropicochelymys worrelli Wells & Wellington, 1985

The red-bellied short-necked turtle (Emydura subglobosa) or Jardine River turtle is a species of turtle in the Chelidae family.

Geographic range[edit]

E. subglobosa is found in Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Habitat[edit]

The majority of the time, E. subglobosa is around shallow, muddy areas of water.

Anatomy[edit]

Its cranial anatomy, embryogenesis, and skeletogenesis are well known (Werneburg et al. 2009).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krefft, Gerard. 1876. Notes on Australian animals in New Guinea with description of a new species of fresh water tortoise belonging to the genus Euchelymys (Gray). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria [Series 1] 8: 390–394. (Euchelymys subglobosa, new species).
  2. ^ Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk , P.P., Iverson, J.B., Shaffer, H.B., Bour, R., and Rhodin, A.G.J.]. 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, doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v5.2012, [1].

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