Yellow-bellied mud turtle

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Yellow-bellied mud turtle
Pelusios castanoides.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Pelomedusidae
Genus: Pelusios
Species: P. castanoides
Binomial name
Pelusios castanoides
Hewitt, 1931[1]

The yellow-bellied mud turtle (Pelusios castanoides) is a species of turtle in the family Pelomedusidae. It is found in Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, and Tanzania.


  • P. c. castanoides
  • P. c. intergularis[1]


  1. ^ a b c Rhodin 2011, p. 000.215