EMYSystem Genus Page: Cyclanorbis
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Trionychidae (Softshell Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Cyclanorbinae (Flapshell Softshell Turtles)
GenusGenus Cyclanorbis (Sub-saharan Flapshell Turtles)
range of genus Cyclanorbis
approximate range
C. elegans
C. senegalensis
Original Description Gray 1852 : 135
Common name Sub-saharan Flapshell Turtles
Distribution Central Africa
Comments Genus and species discussed by Loveridge and Williams (1957) and Meylan (1987).
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