Wollumbinia latisternum

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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: Wollumbinia
Species: Wollumbinia latisternum

Name[edit]

Wollumbinia latisternum (Gray, 1867)

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cited sources[edit]

  • Thomson, S.; Georges, A. 2009: Myuchelys gen. nov. —a new genus for Elseya latisternum and related forms of Australian freshwater turtle (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae). Zootaxa, 2053: 32-42. Abstract & excerpt
  • Wells, R.W. 2007: Some taxonomic and nomenclatural considerations on the class Reptilia in Australia. A new genus of the family Chelidae from eastern Australia. Australian biodiversity record, 2007(3): 1-13. ISSN: 1325-2992 PDF

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Common Sawshell Turtle, Saw-shelled Turtle