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Elseya branderhorsti

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES CHELIDAE

Scientific Name: Elseya branderhorsti
Species Authority: (Ouwens, 1914)
Synonym(s):
Elseya branderhorstii (Ouwens, 1914) [orth. error]
Emydura branderhorsti Ouwens, 1914
Taxonomic Notes: Considered by some to be a synonym of E. novaeguineae (Meyer, 1874).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2e ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Asian Turtle Trade Working Group
Reviewer(s): Buhlmann, K., Rhodin, A. & van Dijk, P.P. (Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Red List Authority)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Indonesia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species has a restricted range and is utilized for local consumption and the international live animal trade.

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group 2000. Elseya branderhorsti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 November 2014.
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