Elseya lavarackorum

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Chelidoidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Stem: Parareptilia
Stem: Procolophonomorpha
Stem: Procolophonia
Stem: Pareiasauroidea
Stem: Pareiasauria

Ordo: Testudines
Subordo: Pleurodira
Superfamilia: Chelidoidea

Familia: Chelidae
Subfamilia: Chelodininae
Genus: Elseya
Species: Elseya lavarackorum

Name[edit]

Elseya lavarackorum (White & Archer, 1994)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Emydura lavarackorum White & Archer, 1994
    • Elseya lavarackorum (White & Archer, 1994) Thomson, White & Georges, 1997

Type data[edit]

  • Holotype: QM F24121
    • Type locality: Riversleigh, Nicholson Drainage, QLD, Australia

References[edit]

cited sources[edit]

  • Thomson, S.; White, A.; Georges, A. 1997: Re-evaluation of Emydura lavarackorum: identification of a living fossil. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 42: 327-336. ISSN: 0079-8835 PDF
  • White, A.W.; Archer, M. 1994: Emydura lavarackorum, a new Pleistocene turtle (Pleurodira: Chelidae) from fluviatile deposits at Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland. Records of the South Australian Museum, 27: 159-167. ISSN: 0376-2750 PDF

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Gulf Snapping Turtle