Myuchelys georgesi

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Chelidoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Division: Archelosauria
Division: Pan-Testudines
Division: Testudinata
Ordo: Testudines
Infraordo: Pan-Pleurodira
Subordo: Pleurodira
Superfamilia: Chelidoidea

Familia: Chelidae
Subfamilia: Chelodininae
Genus: Myuchelys
Species: Myuchelys georgesi

Name[edit]

  • Myuchelys georgesi (Cann, 1997)
    • Holotype: AMR31721
    • Type locality: Bellinger River 30°25'S, 152'46'E.

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References[edit]

cited sources[edit]

  • Cann, J. 1997: Georges short-neck turtle. Monitor, 9: 18–23. ISSN: 1440-6241 PDF
  • 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: Georges Helmeted Turtle, Georges' Turtle