Ivory Coast mud turtle

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Ivory Coast mud turtle
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Pelomedusidae
Genus: Pelusios
Species: P. cupulatta
Binomial name
Pelusios cupulatta[1][2]
Bour and Maran, 2003[1][2]


The Ivory Coast mud turtle (Pelusios cupulatta) is a species of turtle in the Pelomedusidae family. It is one of the most recently described turtle species. It is endemic to Ivory Coast(Côte d'Ivoire), Benin, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Togo in Africa.[1]


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