Six-tubercled Amazon River turtle

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Six-tubercled Amazon River turtle
Iaçá, Pitiú (Podocnemis sextuberculata) - Filhote.jpg
Young Podocnemis sextuberculata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Podocnemididae
Genus: Podocnemis
Species: P. sextuberculata
Binomial name
Podocnemis sextuberculata
Cornalia, 1849

The six-tubercled Amazon River turtle[1] or six-tubercled river turtle (Podocnemis sextuberculata) is a species of turtle in the Podocnemididae family.

It is found in Brazil, Colombia, and Peru.


  1. ^ Podocnemis sextuberculata, Reptile Database