Williams' mud turtle

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Williams' mud turtle
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Pelomedusidae
Genus: Pelusios
Species: P. williamsi
Binomial name
Pelusios williamsi[1][2]
Laurent, 1965[1][2]
Synonyms[2]

None

Williams' mud turtle (Pelusios williamsi) is a species of turtles in the Pelomedusidae family endemic to Africa. It is found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda in Africa.[1]

Subspecies[edit]

  • P. w. williamsi Laurent, 1956 - Lake Victoria mud turtle
  • P. w. laurenti Bour, 1984 - Ukerewe Island mud turtle
  • P. w. lutescens Laurent, 1956 - Albert Nile mud turtle[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Rhodin 2011, p. 000.216.
  2. ^ a b c Fritz 2007, p. 350.

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