Northern Chinese softshell turtle

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Pelodiscus maackii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Family: Trionychidae
Genus: Pelodiscus
Species: P. maackii
Binomial name
Pelodiscus maackii
(Brandt, 1857)
Synonyms [1]
  • Trionyx maackii Brandt, 1857
  • Amyda maackii Stejneger, 1907
  • Trionyx maachii Stanley, 1914 (ex errore)
  • Trionyx maaki Chkhikvadze, 1987 (ex errore)
  • Pelodiscus maackii David, 1994

The Northern Chinese softshell turtle (Pelodiscus maackii) is a species of turtle found in the Russian Far East, northeastern China and Korea.


  1. ^ Uwe Fritz; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of chelonians of the world". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 318–319. ISSN 18640-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 December 2010. Retrieved 29 May 2012.