Central African mud turtle

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Central African mud turtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Pelomedusidae
Genus: Pelusios
Species: P. chapini
Binomial name
Pelusios chapini[1][2]
Laurent, 1965[1][2]

Pelusios castaneus chapini - Laurent, 1965

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


  1. ^ a b c d Rhodin 2011, p. 000.215
  2. ^ a b c Fritz 2007, pp. 347-348