Phrynops hilarii

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Phrynops hilarii
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelinae
Genus: Phrynops
Species: P. hilarii
Binomial name
Phrynops hilarii
(Duméril and Bibron 1835)[1]
  • Platemys hilarii Duméril & Bibron, 1835
  • Hydraspis hilairii Gray, 1844 (ex errore)
  • Hydraspis hilarii Gray, 1856
  • Spatulemys lasalae Gray, 1872
  • Hydraspis hilari Koslowsky, 1898 (ex errore)
  • Hydraspis geoffroyanus hilarii Siebenrock, 1905
  • Phrynops hilarii Stejneger, 1909
  • Phrynops geoffroana hilarii Müller, 1939
  • Phrynops geoffroanus hilarii Wermuth & Mertens, 1961
  • Hydraspis hilairi Pritchard, 1967 (ex errore)
  • Phrynops hilari Goode, 1967

The Hilaire’s Toadhead Turtle or Hilaire’s Side-necked Turtle (Phrynops hilarii) ranges in southern Brazil (Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul) southward and westward into Uruguay and Argentina; possibly also in Paraguay and Bolivia.


  1. ^ Duméril, André Marie Constant and Bibron, Gabriel. 1835. Erpétologie Générale ou Histoire Naturelle Complète des Reptiles. Tome Second. Paris: Roret, 680 pp.
  2. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 341. ISSN 18640-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Peter Paul van Dijk, John B. Iverson, H. Bradley Shaffer, Roger Bour, and Anders G.J. Rhodin. 2012. Turtles of the World, 2012 Update: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution, and Conservation Status. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5, pp. 000.243–000.328.

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