EMYSystem Genus Page: Macrochelys
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Chelydridae (Snapping Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Macrochelys (Alligator Snapping Turtles)
range of genus Macrochelys
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M. temminckii
Original Description Gray 1855 : 48
Common name Alligator Snapping Turtles
Distribution As for the single species
Comments Referred to as Macrochelys in some references; corrected by Smith (1955:16).
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