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Name - Batrachemys Stejneger 1909

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Reptilia (Class)
Anapsida (Subclass)
Testudines (Order)
Pleurodira (Suborder)
Chelidae (Family)


Original Description Reference

  • Generic names of some Chelyid turtles. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 22 1909: (125-127). [Zoological Record Volume 46]

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Zoological Record

Recent Publications

  • Turtles of South America.
  • A taxonomic reevaluation of Phrynops (Testudines: Chelidae) with the description of two new genera and a new species of Batrachemys.
  • Generic names of some Chelyid turtles.
  • Husbandry and first-time breeding of Batrachemys raniceps (Gray, 1856), the Amazon toad-headed turtle.

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