Lesser Chinese softshell turtle

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Lesser Chinese softshell turtle
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Trionychidae
Genus: Pelodiscus
Species: P. parviformis
Binomial name
Pelodiscus parviformis
Tang, 1997[1]

The lesser Chinese softshell turtle (Pelodiscus parviformis) is a species of turtle, found in China (Guangxi and Hunan) and Vietnam.


  1. ^ Fritz, Uwe; Havaš, Peter. (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World" (PDF). Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 319. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 December 2010. Retrieved 29 May 2012.