EMYSystem Genus Page: Hydromedusa
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Chelidae (Austro-American Side-necked Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Hydromedusinae ()
GenusGenus Hydromedusa (South American Snake-necked Turtles)
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H. maximiliani
H. tectifera
Original Description Wagler 1830 : 135
Common name South American Snake-necked Turtles
Distribution Southeastern South America
Comments Briefly discussed by Wood and Moody (1976).
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