EMYSystem Genus Page: Peltocephalus
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Podocnemidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Peltocephalus (Big-headed Amazon River Turtles)
range of genus Peltocephalus
approximate range
P. dumerilianus
Original Description Duméril and Bibron 1835 : 377
Common name Big-headed Amazon River Turtles
Distribution As for the single species
Comments Frair et al. (1978) removed this taxon from the synonymy of Podocnemis.
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