Emydura tanybaraga

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Yellow-faced turtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelodininae
Genus: Emydura
Species: E. tanybaraga
Binomial name
Emydura tanybaraga
Cann, 1997[1]
  • Emydura tanybaraga Cann, 1997

The yellow-faced turtle, (Emydura tanybaraga Cann, 1997) is a medium-sized aquatic turtle inhabiting rivers, streams and permanent water bodies across much of northern Australia.


  1. ^ Cann, J. 1997. The northern yellow-faced turtle. Monitor 9(1):24-29, 34-35.
  2. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World" (PDF). Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 334. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012.