Emydura gunaleni
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Genus: Emydura
E. gunaleni
Binomial name
Emydura gunaleni
Smales, McCord, Cann & Joseph-Ouni, 2019

Emydura gunaleni is a species of Australasian short-necked turtle that is endemic to New Guinea. The specific epithet gunaleni honours Danny Gunalen, who was instrumental in recognising the distinctive nature of the species and in procuring specimens.[1]


The species occurs in Western New Guinea. The type locality is the Kais River in South Sorong Regency.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Emydura gunaleni SMALES, MCCORD, CANN & JOSEPH-OUNI, 2019". Reptile Database. Peter Uetz and Jakob Hallermann. Retrieved 16 June 2021.