Elseya novaeguineae

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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: Reptiliomorpha
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
Subgenus: Hanwarachelys
Species: Elseya novaeguineae

Name[edit]

  • Elseya novaeguineae (Meyer 1874)
    • Holotype: MTD D8222
    • Type Locality: Passim, Barbussi River, ca. 3 km N. Sieb, 1 km S. Tandjung Sjeri (=Syeri), west shore Geelvink Bay (= Cenderawasih Bay), Papua, Indonesia (1°41'S,134°05'E), restricted Thomson et al. 2015

Synonymy[edit]

  • Platemys novaeguineae (Meyer 1874:128)
    • Emydura novaeguineae (Boulenger 1888:450)
    • Elseya novaeguineae Goode 1967:ix
    • Elseya latisternum novaeguineae Blackmore 1969:282
    • Elseya novaeguinea Burbidge et al. 1974:393 (ex-errore)
    • Elseya dentata novaeguineae Obst 1985:223
    • Elseya (Hanwarachelys) novaeguineae (restricted, Thomson et al., 2015:65

References[edit]

  • Meyer, A.B.. 1874. Platemys novaeguineae sp. nov. Dr. W. H. Peters legte vor: Eine Mittheilung von Hrn. Adolf Bernhard Meyer über die von ihm auf Neu-Guinea und den Inseln Jobi, Mysore und Mafoor im Jahre 1873 gesammelten Amphibien. Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussische Akademie des Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 39, 128–140.
  • Thomson, S., Amepou, Y., Anamiato, J. & Georges, A. 2015. A new species and subgenus of Elseya (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae) from New Guinea. Zootaxa 4006 (1): 59-82. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4006.1.3. Preview (PDF) reference page 

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Western New Guinea Stream Turtle