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Mesoclemmys zuliae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES CHELIDAE

Scientific Name: Mesoclemmys zuliae
Species Authority: (Pritchard & Trebbau, 1984)
Common Name(s):
English Zulia Toad Headed Sideneck, Zulia Toad-headed Turtle
Synonym(s):
Batrachemys zuliae (Pritchard & Trebbau, 1984)
Phrynops (Batrachemys) zuliae Pritchard & Trebbau, 1984

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group
History:
1994 Insufficiently Known (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Insufficiently Known (IUCN 1990)
1988 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Terrestrial nest sites
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Mesoclemmys zuliae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 September 2014.
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