EMYSystem Species Page: Chelodina parkeri
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Chelidae (Austro-American Side-necked Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Chelidinae ()
GenusGenus Chelodina (Snake-necked Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Chelodina parkeri (Parker's Snake-necked Turtle)
range of species Chelodina parkeri
approximate range
Original Description Rhodin and Mittermeier 1976 : 477
Type Locality "Mawa, Lake Murray, Western District, Papua New Guinea"
Holotype AMS R21425
Original name Chelodina parkeri
Common name Parker's Snake-necked Turtle
Distribution Southern New Guinea (Irian Jaya, Indonesia and Papua)
Comments Closely related to Chelodina siebenrocki, according to the original description.
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