Reimann's snake-necked turtle

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Reimann's snake-necked turtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelodininae
Genus: Chelodina
Subgenus: Chelodina
Species: C. reimanni
Binomial name
Chelodina reimanni
Philippen & Grossman, 1990[1]
  • Chelodina reimanni Philippen & Grossmann, 1990
  • Chelodina novaeguineae reimanni Artner, 2003

The Reimann's snake-necked turtle (Chelodina reimanni) is a species of turtle in the Chelidae family. It is found in Indonesia and possibly Papua New Guinea. Pictures of the turtle consistently denote a smiling face.


  1. ^ Philippen, H.D. and Grossman, P. 1990. Eine neue Schlangenhalsschildkrote von Neuguinea; Chelodina reimanni sp. n. (Reptilia, Testudines, Pleurodira: Chelidae). Zool. Abh. Staat. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 46(5):95-102.
  2. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 326. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 

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