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Podocnemis sextuberculata 

Scope:Global
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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 ssp. sextuberculata Cornalia, 1849

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1acd 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)
  • 1986 – Insufficiently Known (K)
  • 1982 – Insufficiently Known (K)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Native:
Brazil; Colombia; Peru
Additional data:
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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. 2016. Podocnemis sextuberculata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T17824A97397468. . Downloaded on 29 July 2016.
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