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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 Turtle, Zulia Toad Headed Sideneck
Synonym(s):
Batrachemys zuliae (Pritchard & Trebbau, 1984)
Phrynops zuliae Pritchard & Trebbau, 1984

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group
Previously published Red List assessments:
  • 1994 – Insufficiently Known (K)
  • 1990 – Insufficiently Known (K)
  • 1988 – Insufficiently Known (K)

Geographic Range [top]

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

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

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. 2016. Mesoclemmys zuliae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T17083A97271125. . Downloaded on 25 July 2016.
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