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Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle
Pelodiscus sinensis (Wiegmann, 1835)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Testudines »  family Trionychidae - soft-shelled turtles »  genus Pelodiscus

Scientific synonyms

Trionyx sinensis Wiegmann, 1834
Amyda sinensis
Amyda chinensis

Other names

= Chinese Softshell

Vulnerable VU

Images

Pelodiscus sinensis - Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle

Author: Karel Randák

Pelodiscus sinensis - Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle

albinotický jedinec

Author: Lubomír Klátil

Pelodiscus sinensis - Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle

Author: Karel Randák

Pelodiscus sinensis - Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle

Author: Klaus Rudloff

juvenile animal

Pelodiscus sinensis - Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle

Author: Karel Randák

Pelodiscus sinensis - Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle

Author: Karel Randák

skull

Pelodiscus sinensis - Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle

Author: Pavel Zuber

Pelodiscus sinensis - Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle

Author: Pavel Zuber

Taxon in country check-lists

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Pelodiscus sinensis sinensis Wiegmann, 1835
subspecies Pelodiscus sinensis tuberculatus Cantor, 1842

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