Acanthochelys radiolata 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Chelidae

Scientific Name: Acanthochelys radiolata
Species Authority: (Mikan, 1820)
Common Name(s):
English Brazilian Radiolated Swamp Turtle
Emys radiolata Mikan, 1820
Platemys gaudichaudii Duméril & Bibron, 1835
Platemys radiolata Mikan, 1820 subspecies quadrisquamosa Luederwaldt, 1926
Platemys werneri Schnee, 1900

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Semi-aquatic - slow moving waters.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Bibliography [top]

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. 1996. Acanthochelys radiolata. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T78A13078282. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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