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Acanthochelys radiolata 

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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
Synonym(s):
Emys radiolata Mikan, 1820
Platemys gaudichaudii Duméril & Bibron, 1835
Platemys radiolata ssp. quadrisquamosa Luederwaldt, 1926
Platemys werneri Schnee, 1900

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Native:
Brazil
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. 2016. Acanthochelys radiolata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T78A97260100. . Downloaded on 26 September 2016.
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