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Name - Acanthochelys macrocephala

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

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


Recent Publications

  • Reptilia, Testudines, Chelidae, Acanthochelys macrocephala: distribution extension, geographic distribution map, and hatchling morphology.
  • [The Pantanal swamp turtle Acanthochelys macrocephala. A turtle, which throws up a lot of questions.]
  • Mitochondrial DNA Corroborates Taxonomy of the South American Chelid Turtles of the Genera Platemys and Acanthochelys.
  • Chelonian Predation by Jaguars (Panthera onca).
  • Niche divergence and diversification in South American freshwater turtles of the genus Acanthochelys (Chelidae).

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