Podocnemis erythrocephala 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Podocnemididae

Scientific Name: Podocnemis erythrocephala
Species Authority: (Spix, 1824)
Common Name(s):
English Red-headed Amazon River Turtle, Red-headed Sideneck, Red-headed River Turtle
French Podocnémide à tête rouge
Spanish Chimpire
Emys erythrocephala Spix, 1824
Podocnemis agassizi Coutinho, 1868
Podocnemis coutinhii Goeldi, 1886

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1bd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Brazil; Colombia; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Semi-aquaric
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. 2016. Podocnemis erythrocephala. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T17821A97397134. . Downloaded on 05 December 2016.
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