African keeled mud turtle

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African keeled mud turtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Pelomedusidae
Genus: Pelusios
Species: P. carinatus
Binomial name
Pelusios carinatus[1][2]
Laurent, 1956[1][2]
  • Pelusios carinatus Laurent, 1956

The African keeled mud turtle (Pelusios carinatus) is a species of turtle in the Pelomedusidae family. It is endemic to Africa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo, and Gabon[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Rhodin 2011, p. 000.215
  2. ^ a b c Fritz 2007, p. 346