Brazilian radiolated swamp turtle
Acanthochelys radiolata.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Genus: Acanthochelys
Species:
A. radiolata
Binomial name
Acanthochelys radiolata
(Mikan, 1820)[2]
Synonyms[7]
  • Emys radiolata Mikan, 1820[2]
  • Platemys gaudichaudii Duméril and Bibron, 1835[3]
  • Platemys werneri Schnee, 1900[4]
  • Platemys radiolata quadrisquamosa Luederwaldt, 1926[5]
  • Platemys radiolata radiolata Mikan, 1820[6]

The Brazilian radiolated swamp turtle (Acanthochelys radiolata) is a species of turtle in the Chelidae family endemic to Brazil.

References

  1. ^ Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group (1996). "Acanthochelyx radiolata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1996. Retrieved 19 February 2009.
  2. ^ a b Mikan, J.C. 1820. Delectus Florae et Faunae Brasiliensis. Antonii Strauss. Wien. 54 pp.
  3. ^ Duméril, A.M.C. and Bibron, G. 1835. Erpétologie Générale ou Histoire Naturelle des Reptiles. Tome Second. Paris: Roret, 680 pp.
  4. ^ Schnee, P. 1900. Uber eine Sammlung südbrasilianischer Reptilien und Amphibien, nebst Beschreibung einer neuen Schildkröten (Platemys werneri). Zoologische Anzeiger 23:461–464.
  5. ^ Luederwawaldt, H. 1926. Os chelonios brasileiros. Rev. Mus. Paulista 14:403–470.
  6. ^ Pritchard, P.C.H. 1979. Encyclopedia of Turtles. Neptune, NJ: TFH Publications, 895 pp.
  7. ^ Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P.P., Iverson, J.B., Rhodin, A.G.J., Shaffer, H.B., and Bour, R.]. 2014. Turtles of the world, 7th edition: annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution with maps, and conservation status. In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard, P.C.H., van Dijk, P.P., Saumure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., Iverson, J.B., and Mittermeier, R.A. (Eds.). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. Chelonian Research Monographs 5(7):000.329–479, doi:10.3854/ crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014.