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Pelusios castanoides

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES PELOMEDUSIDAE

Scientific Name: Pelusios castanoides
Species Authority: Hewitt, 1931
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:
Common Name(s):
English Yellowbelly Mud Turtle
Synonym(s):
Pelusios nigricans subspecies castanoides Hewitt, 1931

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Madagascar; Malawi; Mozambique; Seychelles; South Africa; Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Pelusios castanoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 September 2014.
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