Manning River snapping turtle

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Manning River snapping turtle
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelodininae
Genus: Myuchelys
Le, Reid, McCord, Naro-Maciel, Raxworthy, Amato and Georges, 2013
M. purvisi
Binomial name
Myuchelys purvisi
  • Elseya purvisi Wells & Wellington, 1985
  • Elseya purvesi Georges & Thomson, 2006 (ex errore)
  • Flaviemys purvisi

The Manning River snapping turtle (Myuchelys purvisi)[1] is a species of turtle in the family Chelidae. It is endemic to Australia.


  1. ^ a b Rhodin, Anders G.J.; Inverson, John B.; Roger, Bour; Fritz, Uwe; Georges, Arthur; Shaffer, H. Bradley; van Dijk, Peter Paul (August 3, 2017). "Turtles of the world, 2017 update: Annotated checklist and atlas of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution, and conservation status(8th Ed.)" (PDF). Chelonian Research Monographs. 7. ISBN 978-1-5323-5026-9. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  2. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World" (PDF). Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 330. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 May 2011. Retrieved 29 May 2012.

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