Emydura subglobosa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Chelidae

Scientific Name: Emydura subglobosa (Krefft, 1876)
Common Name(s):
English Red-bellied Short-necked Turtle, Jardine River Turtle, Red-bellied Shortneck Turtle
Emydura albertisii Boulenger 1888
Euchelymys subglobosa Krefft 1876

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
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)
Abundant species in southern Papua New Guinea, exploited there for local consumption and local trade, with some trade emanating from Indonesia for international pet markets, but most of the current pet trade deamnd appears to be satisfied by captive breeding in Europe.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Recorded from southern Papua New Guinea and Australia (Jardine River at the northern tip of the Cape York Penisula, Queensland).
Countries occurrence:
Australia (Queensland); Papua New Guinea
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Errata [top]

Errata reason: An errata assessment is required to generate a revised PDF without the range map which had been included in error; no range map was available when this assessment was originally published.

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group. 2000. Emydura subglobosa (errata version published in 2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T46582A97269117. . Downloaded on 27 May 2018.
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