Manning River snapping turtle

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Manning River snapping turtle
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Flaviemys purvisi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelodininae
Genus: Flaviemys
Species: F. purvisi
Binomial name
Flaviemys purvisi
Wells & Wellington, 1985
  • Elseya purvisi Wells & Wellington, 1985
  • Elseya purvesi Georges & Thomson, 2006 (ex errore)

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


  1. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 330. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 

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