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Podocnemis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Podocnemididae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
Suborder  Pleurodira
Scientific name  Podocnemis
Higher classification  Podocnemididae
Order  Turtle
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Lower classifications  Yellow‑spotted river turtle, Arrau turtle, Six‑tubercled Amazon River turtle, Magdalena River turtle, Red‑headed Amazon River turtle

Podocnemis unifilis and phrynops hilarii


Podocnemis is a genus of aquatic turtles commonly known as South American river turtles. The genus consists of six extant species occurring in tropical South America. Three additional species are only known from fossils.

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Podocnemis Podocnemis unifilis The Reptile Database

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Species

These species are extant.

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  • Podocnemis erythrocephala – red-headed Amazon River turtle
  • Podocnemis expansa – Arrau turtle
  • Podocnemis lewyana – Magdalena River turtle
  • Podocnemis sextuberculata – six-tubercled Amazon River turtle
  • Podocnemis unifilis – yellow-spotted river turtle
  • Podocnemis vogli – savanna side-necked turtle
  • Fossil species

    The following three species are extinct:

  • Podocnemis bassleri
  • Podocnemis medemi
  • Podocnemis pritchardi

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    References

    Podocnemis Wikipedia


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