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Pseudemydura umbrina

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES CHELIDAE

Scientific Name: Pseudemydura umbrina
Species Authority: Siebenrock, 1901
Common Name(s):
English Western Swamp Tortoise, Western Swamp Turtle, Short-necked Tortoise, Western Short-necked Turtle
French Pseudémydure de Perth, Tortue à col court
Spanish Tortuga Serpentina Occidental
Synonym(s):
Emydura inspectata Glauert, 1954

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1c, B1+2c, C1+2b, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group
History:
1994 Endangered (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Endangered (IUCN 1990)
1988 Endangered (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Endangered (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Australia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix I.

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Pseudemydura umbrina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 September 2014.
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