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species

Fly River Turtle
Carettochelys insculpta Ramsay, 1886

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Testudines »  family Carettochelyidae - New Guinea plateless river turtles »  genus Carettochelys

Scientific synonyms

Carettochelys insculptus Ramsay, 1886
Carettocchelys insculptus Ramsay, 1886
Caretochelys insculpta canni Wells, 2002
Carettochelys canni Artner, 2003

Other names

= Pig-nose Turtle
= Pig-nosed Turtle
= Pitted-shelled Turtle

Vulnerable

Images


skull

Carettochelys insculpta - Fly River Turtle

Author: Pavel Zuber

Carettochelys insculpta - Fly River Turtle

Author: Pavel Zuber

Carettochelys insculpta - Fly River Turtle

Author: Pavel Zuber
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living fossil

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Carettochelys insculpta canni Wells, 2002
subspecies Carettochelys insculpta insculpta Ramsay, 1887

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