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Podocnemis sextuberculata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES PODOCNEMIDIDAE

Scientific Name: Podocnemis sextuberculata
Species Authority: Cornalia, 1849
Common Name(s):
English Six-tubercled Amazon River Turtle, Six-tubercled River Turtle
Spanish Cupiso, Iaça, Pitiu
French Podocnémide Tuberculée
Synonym(s):
Bartlettia pitipii Gray, 1870
Podocnemis expansa subspecies sextuberculata Cornalia, 1849

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1acd 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)
1986 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Brazil; Colombia; Peru
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Semi-aquatic
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Podocnemis sextuberculata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 November 2014.
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